16 – What’s an Etherean? | Nic Carter

Episode: #16 – What’s an Etherean | Nic Carter
June 8, 2020

Nic Carter is one of our favorite writers in crypto. He’s shaped our thoughts on many subjects over the years. Now we got to sit down and talk the challenging stuff. The stuff typical podcasts never as him…we dive right in.

He’s a bitcoin yes…is he an Etherean? He’s bullish on stablecoins…is he bullish ETH value accrual? He thinks free banking is good…does he think Maker is good?

Nic believes in bitcoin values…does he believe in bankless values?

This episode is jam-packed with insights.

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Covered:

– Is Nic an Etherean?
– What does Etherean even mean?
– Are stablecoins good or bad for ETH?
– Why the entire point is blockspace demand
– How economically dense transactions win
– Settlement assurances & property rights
– Why crypto banks aren’t all bad
– Emerging digital nation states
– Will this bankless thing work?

Plus Ryan and David discuss:

– How David got pepper-sprayed last weekend
– Bankless as an anti-authoritarian movement
– Building it up not burning it down

Join us next Monday for a fresh episode!
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Resources discussed:

(Article) It’s the settlement assurances, stupid – Nic Carter
https://medium.com/@nic__carter/its-the-settlement-assurances-stupid-5dcd1c3f4e41

(Article) Visions of Bitcoin – Nic Carter
https://medium.com/@nic__carter/visions-of-bitcoin-4b7b7cbcd24c

(Article) Crypto-fiat: Mutualistic or Parasitic – Nic Carter
https://bankless.substack.com/p/crypto-fiat-mutualistic-or-parasitic

(Article) While the cities burn below – RSA
https://bankless.substack.com/p/while-the-cities-burn-below-market-716

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Episode Actions:

1) Read some Nic Carter articles! (see above)

2) Catch up on previous episodes (#2, #7, #12)

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