Modern cryptography against capitalism
Jared: To start I'm repeating the books I just wrote onto the recommended book list: Debt: The First 5000 Years by David Graeber and Governing the Commons by Elinor Ostrom. David Graeber is professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics, and Elinor Ostrom was a professor of Political Science and Indiana University who won the 2009 Nobel-associated prize in Economics for her work on commons management and game theory. I find it telling that neither of them held the title "Economist", but together they wrote the only books you need to read to learn about the real economy. They debunk neoliberal capitalist "Economic axioms" which were completely made up without any evidence or scientific study. In particular, Elinor Ostrom thoroughly debunked the unproven premise of "The Tragedy of the Commons" hypothetical argument for private property division, and David Graeber debunked the false assumption that capital replaced barter. Barter has never been proven to exist as a widespread tool of economic transactions among humans. The use of numerical mnemonics in mutual credit-like systems like tally-sticks and beaded strings, in contrast to these false neoliberal "axioms", has historical and anthropological evidence from multiple societies and continents. Violent Religions and City-States used capital tithes, taxes, and seigniorage as tools of war mongering and violent forceful expansion. Capital didn't replace barter -- capitalists violently forced themselves on mutualists and matriarchal-communist tribes.