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A Mark, A Yen, A Buck, Or A Pound

  • Feb 2, 2014 · 5:00 PM
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"Sound money still means today what it meant in the nineteenth century: the gold standard." - LVM

Money. One of our favorite topics, and one of the most misunderstood economic concepts of our time. It wasn't always so however. And when central banks and fiat money finally go the way of all evolutionary dead-ends, money will become simple to understand once again.

 

Viewings:

Alan Cummings version - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWg8iaLuBDg

Liza and Joel version - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkRIbUT6u7Q

It's A Gas - http://youtu.be/cgDw2VVJ46g

I Wonder, Can You Buy The Throne Of Judaea With Bitcoin? - http://youtu.be/KP2q7YiLjRQ

 

Listenings:

What Is Money? - Part One - LeFevre - http://mises.org/media/1152/What-is-Money-Part-One

Origins Of Money - Menger/French - http://mises.org/media/4375/Origins-of-Money

End the Fed - Ron Paul - http://mises.org/media/2911/End-the-Fed

The Origin and Nature of Money - Hoppe - http://mises.org/media/2882/The-Origin-and-Nature-of-Money

The Ten Best Books On Money - Gordon - http://mises.org/media/2601/The-Ten-Best-Books-on-Money

 

Readings:

What Is Money? - Bastiat - https://mises.org/daily/5213/

What Money Is Not - Murphy - https://mises.org/daily/2057/

What Has Government Done To Our Money? - Through Chapter 3 - Rothbard - http://mises.org/resources/617/What-Has-Government-Done-to-Our-Money

Economics For Real People, Chapters 5 and 9 - Callahan - https://mises.org/document/2031/

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  • Joel L.

    Can't make it this week. Going to a Super Bowl party. Sports; lots of sporty sporters sporting!

    1 · February 2, 2014

    • Klaus

      I hope you win.

      February 2, 2014

  • Andy J.

    So human action can adjust the value of the money stock based on supply of and demand for cash balances? Without some sort of monetary authority? The horror!

    2 · February 2, 2014

    • Andy J.

      But who will be in charge?!

      2 · February 2, 2014

    • Klaus

      It is scary I know. It helps if you smoke a little cannabis before thinking about this.

      1 · February 2, 2014

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