Today we discuss the origins of monetary systems. This discussion stems from an age old…or at least a couple year old argument between Mike and John in which they disagree about whether or not a barter system ever existed. Starting from there, we look at methods of accounting for wealth in ancient societies that varied from large stones to shiny rocks, to beads, to today’s currency of data.
In this episode, the SPP team cracks open a few bottles of Philosophizer by Adelbert’s Brewery in Austin, Texas. Open your drinks, and open your minds.