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Charles Hoskinson, the founder of Cardano, discusses the philosophy behind the cryptocurrency industry and why he believes it’s crucial for the future. He draws parallels between the current state of the world and the ideological battles of World War II, arguing that we are at a similar crossroads today.
He asserts that the cryptocurrency industry is about decentralization, disintermediation, and freedom for as many people as possible. He emphasizes that everyone in the crypto space plays by the same rules, which is not the case with legacy systems where certain people get special privileges based on their birth, wealth, or political connections.
Hoskinson argues that the cryptocurrency industry is not just about investment, but about a political belief and philosophy. He believes that the industry is about people having control over their own money, identity, and ultimately their lives.
He warns about the rise of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), which he believes are not just about efficient money but about putting control of what you’re allowed to spend your money on into the hands of people you’ve never met and don’t vote for.
Hoskinson believes that the next 10 years will be the biggest years of change in our lifetimes, with a great convergence of trends and technologies that will redefine everything from how our governments operate to who’s in control.
He concludes by saying that the future is brighter than ever and that the best days are ahead of us. He urges everyone to keep building, let their voices be heard, and never allow anyone to tell them that they don’t deserve human rights, control of their own identity, money, economic agency, and ultimately their voice.
The transcription of this text was done with ChatGPT.