The Separation of Currency & State — Part 1

How to Design Currency That Improves Our Societies

Robb Henshaw
Dec 18, 2018 · 4 min read
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But corrupt governments and inflation aren’t inherent to human societies, and it’s possible to write a better story.

To do so, we have to design our currencies more deliberately and intelligently.

And we can avoid the dire situation facing millions of people who struggle to survive in hyperinflationary economies.

Stablecoins could provide the currency we need.

But stablecoins could be the currency we need. These cryptocurrencies are designed to maintain a stable price and to hold real-world value, just like the U.S. dollar.

Because they aren’t subject to price fluctuations, stablecoins could be a way to break the cycle of governmental interference in currencies. And they could facilitate a shift in power from the government to the people.

While economic growth can’t be definitively linked to improving societies, the two are strongly correlated. Even governments with good intentions can become corrupt when they’re in control of the economy, so separating currency from the state can mitigate corruption and improve society as a whole.

In our next post, we’ll be continuing the discussion of the Separation of Currency & State, and the role that currency plays in both government and anarchy. In the meantime, please join our conversation on Telegram to share your thoughts.

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Reserve Currency

Reserve is a digital currency with stable, real-world value that helps scale prosperity by enabling everyone to protect and use their money globally. https://reserve.org

Robb Henshaw

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Reserve Currency

Reserve is a digital currency with stable, real-world value that helps scale prosperity by enabling everyone to protect and use their money globally. https://reserve.org

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