Aug 9, 2021 • 1HR 24M

David Friedman - Dating Markets, Legal Systems, Bitcoin, and Automation

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David Friedman is a famous anarcho-capitalist economist and legal scholar.  

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(0:00:00) - Dating market 

(0:12:15) - The future of reputation 

(0:27:30) - How Friedman predicted bitcoin 

(0:35:35) - Prediction markets 

(0:40:00) - Can regulation stop progress globally? 

(0:45:50) - Lack of diversity in modern legal systems 

(0:54:20) - Friedman's theory of property rights 

(1:01:50) - Charles Murray's scheme to fight regulations 

(1:06:25) -Property rights of the poor 

(1:09:07) - Automation 

(1:16:00) - Economics of medieval reenactment 

(1:19:00) - Advice for futurist young people

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