Stefan Molyneux looks at the rise of Bitcoin and discusses its history, mining, fees, altcoins, regulatory hypocrisy, worldwide awareness, comparisons to gold, anonymous transactions, possible government attacks and what the future holds for the decentralized cryptocurrency.
0:00 How the ruling class controls human livestock.
1:35 How Bitcoin works
8:47 What is money? Is Bitcoin money? (come on, what do you *think* the answer is? :) )
19:47 Why Bitcoin is better than predecessors
26:54 History (skip here to hear him say "Satoshi" funny)
28:50 Purchasing power of government-issued money going down
40:03 Bitcoin's future popularity
42:15 Big Banks and Big Government hate Bitcoin!
45:00 Not anonymous by default but can be if you want it
A very special thanks to Kristov Atlas, author of the upcoming comprehensive guide to bitcoin anonymity, for his assistance with this presentation. Get the latest updates on his book at:http://www.anonymousbitcoinbook.com
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