Episode 342: Vitalik Buterin Fights the Dragon-Tyrant

Everything about the world must be rethought — and Vitalik Buterin is on it. He joins Amit Varma and guest co-host Ajay Shah in episode 342 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss currencies, freedom, political philosophy, community, aging and why we need not be too scared of men with guns.

Also check out:
1. Vitalik Buterin on Twitter and his own website.
2. Ending Aging —  Aubrey de Grey.
3. The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant — Nick Bostrom.
4. Issue # 1 of Bitcoin Magazine.
5. The World of Warcraft origin story.
6. Human Action — Ludwig von Mises.
7. Atlas Shrugged — Ayn Rand.
8. Thomas Sowell on AmazonWikipedia and his own website.
9. Frédéric Bastiat’s writings at Bastiat.org and Amazon.
10. The Bastiat-Proudhon Debate.
11. True Names — Vernon Vinge.
12. The Overton Window.
13. In Defense of Alternative Cryptocurrencies (2013) — Vitalik Buterin.
14. Convex and Concave Dispositions — Vitalik Buterin.
15. Arrow’s impossibility theorem.
16. Credible Auctions: A Trilemma — Mohammad Akbarpour and Shengwu Li.
17, Crypto currencies and conventional currencies will both evolve — Ajay Shah.
18. How Bitcoin Can Actually Help Iranians and Argentinians (2013) — Vitalik Buterin.
19. Law, Legislation and Liberty — Friedrich Hayek.
20. The Wandering Earth — Frant Gwo, based on the book by Cixin Liu.
21. 3 Body Problem — David Benioff, DB Weiss and Alexander Woo, based on the book by Cixin Liu.
22. The Studio Ghibli Collection.
23. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress — Robert Heinlein.
24. Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant — Video by CGP Grey.

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Episode art: ‘Vitalik’ by Simahina.