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Ep. XXVI: Bitcoin, Cypherpunks, Anarchy, and Pokémon ft. Juan Galt

The Multiversity Project

Release Date: 10/22/2019

38 - Nuance in the Pandemic Zeitgeist ft. Andreas M. Antonopoulos show art 38 - Nuance in the Pandemic Zeitgeist ft. Andreas M. Antonopoulos

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Andreas M. Antonopoulos has made a name for himself as an outspoken bitcoin advocate, author, and entrepreneur, well-known for his impassioned speeches on decentralization, privacy, and personal sovereignty in a world dominated by centralized states. In this conversation, he joins The Multiversity Project to discuss the pandemic Zeitgeist - COVID19 and its origins, conspiratorial thinking, the economic crisis, civil unrest in the US, and the reactions of governments around the world.

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SPECIAL: From On the Ground in Minneapolis - Who Is Escalating the George Floyd Protests? ft. Emma Leigh show art SPECIAL: From On the Ground in Minneapolis - Who Is Escalating the George Floyd Protests? ft. Emma Leigh

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Emma Leigh is an activist and journalist who’s been covering the George Floyd uprisings in Minneapolis. Today we’ll be talking about what’s actually happening on the ground, whether White Supremacists or police Agent Provocateurs have infiltrated the protests, and what’s going on with the looting. We’ll also be talking about how the people of Minneapolis are coping with the unrest on a practical level, from access to food, transportation, and cleaning up the city.

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37 - The Eight-Circuit Brain: Antero Alli show art 37 - The Eight-Circuit Brain: Antero Alli

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Consciousness development is an area that all too often gets bogged down with a whole lot of theory, and not a lot of practice. That's why author, filmmaker, and astrologer Antero Alli has focused his books on embodied practice, drawing from his experiences in paratheatre to create multiple courses of rituals and exercises. These practices expand on the work of Timothy Leary and Robert Anton Wilson to awaken all eight circuits of consciousness, and increase intelligence.

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36- Paying For It: Chester Brown on Life as a John and Prostitution in the Bible show art 36- Paying For It: Chester Brown on Life as a John and Prostitution in the Bible

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After great success with his popular graphic novel on Métis leader Louis Riel in Canada, Chester Brown shocked and alienated many of his fans with the release of 'Paying for It,' an autobiographical graphic novel depicting his life paying for sex with prostitutes.

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35- John Vervaeke on Time, Faith and Myth During the Time of Coronavirus show art 35- John Vervaeke on Time, Faith and Myth During the Time of Coronavirus

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In this episode, Dr. John Vervaeke, award-winning lecturer on psychology, cognitive science and Buddhist psychology, joins us to discuss the interrelationships of time, faith, and mythology in the context of the Coronavirus crisis and the broader Meaning Crisis.

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34 - The Fed's COVID-19 Plan: For the People or for the Banks? Ft. Victoria Guida show art 34 - The Fed's COVID-19 Plan: For the People or for the Banks? Ft. Victoria Guida

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The Fed is putting out a coronavirus rescue package- but is it really going to help, or sink the economy?

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Ep. XXXIII: Relationship Anarchy- Is Monogamy a Kink? Ft. Adam Golding show art Ep. XXXIII: Relationship Anarchy- Is Monogamy a Kink? Ft. Adam Golding

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For methodological anarchists, anarchy = skepticism of power. Relationship Anarchy, therefore, is skepticism of power in relationships.

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Episode XXXII: Interview with an Incel: When Sexual Rejection Turns to Hate show art Episode XXXII: Interview with an Incel: When Sexual Rejection Turns to Hate

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Incels make up an online subculture of primarily straight men who, for one reason or another, consider themselves unable to attract a mate.

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Ep. XXXI: Bitcoin Social Justice Culture? ft. Andreas M. Antonopoulos show art Ep. XXXI: Bitcoin Social Justice Culture? ft. Andreas M. Antonopoulos

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Andreas M. Antonopoulos, bitcoin advocate and author of "Mastering Bitcoin," joins The Multiversity Project for a special episode on bitcoin culture, social justice, and how the makeup of the crypto community may shape our future.

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Ep. XXX: Love, Meaning, & The Body Politic in Crisis ft. Dr. John Vervaeke show art Ep. XXX: Love, Meaning, & The Body Politic in Crisis ft. Dr. John Vervaeke

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Love, like Western society in general, is in the midst of a meaning crisis. Dr. John Vervaeke joins The Multiversity Project to break down Romanticism and build up a concept of enduring, meaningful love.

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Is Bitcoin the wave of the future, the tulip craze of today, a revolutionary force to weaken the state, or some combination of all three?

The Multiversity Project’s Chris Guida and Katy Kelly are joined by entrepreneur, public speaker, and crypto journalist Juan Galt for a comprehensive discussion of cryptocurrency: the tech, the economics, the movement, the political implications, and the potential to change the world, for better or for worse.

We’ll cover topics such as:
-What is Bitcoin?
-Why do some economists (especially Austrian economists) love Bitcoin, while others (Keynesians) hate it?
-What is the relationship between Bitcoin, the cypherpunk movement, libertarianism, and anarchy?
-What is the dark side of cryptocurrency? Does crypto make assassination markets inevitable?
-Why are dumb protocols smarter than smart protocols?
-Are secrecy and dishonesty important for society?
-What happens when a self-driving car can manage its own money?
-Will the impending Bitcoin-fueled AI takeover be averted with water guns?

This episode is not investment advice. And remember folks, there are no crypto experts.

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MORE JUAN GALT:

YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDkDNKQ2AHAe-Ic65bTsAYg

BYOVault- Take Control of Your Digital Security:
https://www.byovault.com/

Website:
http://www.juansgalt.com/

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/juansgalt

FURTHER READING:

The Internet of Money, Andreas Antonoupolos
https://amzn.to/32D9pm5

The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking, Saifedean Ammous
https://amzn.to/2JgCWdY

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