Niall Ferguson: History of Money, Power, War, and Truth | Lex Fridman Podcast #239

OUTLINE:

0:00 – Introduction

1:34 – University of Austin (UATX)

34:29 – Sam Harris

52:56 – Elon Musk

1:01:15 – Money

1:11:10 – Hyperinflation

1:16:35 – Bitcoin

1:33:17 – Ethereum and smart contracts

1:42:04 – Worst disasters in human history

2:04:02 – How history will remember the current pandemic

2:17:36 – Hope for the future

2:26:06 – Love

2:32:44 – Meaning of life