A Trust Model Comparison: Bitcoin vs. the Mighty Dollar

Disclaimer: If you are an ardent supporter of government projects, believe in the moral fiber of politicians, and in the power of voting to produce the greater good, then you will likely not enjoy this episode. You were warned 😉

It feels like a good day for a long discussion comparing the trust model of government money, and the trust model of a decentralized, proof-of-work blockchain. Aka – Bitcoin vs. The Dollar. So lets take a dive into the various systems, their consequences, and the incentives that envelop both the rules and monetary policy that govern the Bitcoin system, and those that govern our political and banking institutions. Don’t forget to check out Cryptoconomy.life to explore more episodes like this plus hundreds of Bitcoin articles made available in audio format.

Spoiler alert: The dollar doesn’t fair so well.

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