Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 2: Primitive Moneys)

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Welcome back, book lovers! As we continue our exploration of Saifedean Ammous’ “The Bitcoin Standard,” it’s time to turn our heads to previous forms of money. Each of these stories carries a lesson. At least one serves as a metaphor for the state of our current monetary system. They’re all fascinating, you’re in for a treat. But before we get into the meat and potatoes… About The Coolest Club On Earth The Bitcoinist Book Club has two different use cases: 1.- For the superstar-executive-investor on the run, we’ll summarize the must-read books for cryptocurrency enthusiasts. One by one. Chapter by chapter. We read them so you don’t have to, and give you just the meaty bits. 2.- For the meditative bookworm who’s here for the research, we’ll provide liner notes to accompany your reading. After our book club finishes with the book, you can always come back to refresh the…

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