"When everything is convertible, and when trust depends on anonymous coins and cowry shells, it corrodes local traditions, intimate relations and human values, replacing them with the cold laws of supply and demand."
Yuval Noah Harari
powerful insight into how we disseminate information, and consume it. disturbing dynamics lead to us being fooled, and us fooling ourselves. while I agree w/ the author's stated biases, they're distracting from the underlying science he conveys.