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Crypto Beyond Capitalism: The Rise of Distributed Valerism

An evolutionary survey of human value representation and exchange

Capitalism as Emergent Morality

As he looked out the window of his mother’s small Scottish townhome, Adam Smith struggled to comprehend the implications of the social and economic transformations taking place around him. With each weekly delivery of the Edinburgh Evening Courant, it seemed that news of some novel invention, business venture, or revolutionary scientific paradigm cast dim flickers of light upon the hazy shapes of futures yet unwritten. These impending shapes and forces — emerging at the intersection of past knowledge and present innovation — plagued him each night as he struggled to fall asleep. Yet the ideas crystallizing deep within Smith’s mind reflected the structure of the shifting economic patterns within which he was embedded. And how could one sleep with such visions struggling to escape the strictures of one’s physicality? He felt a deep need to ground, within axiomatic bedrock, the processes overhauling the world at a rate once considered unthinkable. So he began to articulate the moral contours of an emerging industrial world, amidst its gestation. In this manner, Capitalism was born.

Distributed Valerism: The Economic Frontier of the 21st Century

Everyone sees Mt. Crypto, but what’s happening beneath the surface?
  • The ability to play novel economic games, previously inaccessible due to problems of collective action, and dependent upon distributed approaches to managing the game theory of economic trust across expanded time horizons.

Ambiguity and the Meaning of Money

An image of a pipe is not a pipe, and a representation of value is not itself that value.



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