Building A Better Ponzi with Ameen Soleimani | Layer Zero

Ameen Soleimani is the Founder and CEO of SpankChain, the co-creator of MolochDAO, and the co-founder of Reflexer Labs, which created RAI.
Sep 20, 20221 min read

David and Ameen chat about Moloch, coordination, DAOs, and what DAOs can do for both Ethereum and the broader world. Additionally, they get into Ameen’s recent fight against the Federal Reserve.

This is a mind-expanding discussion that you won’t want to miss. Enjoy!


0:00 Intro

5:25 Ameen’s Crypto Perch

7:22 Ethereum’s Culture

9:55 Ameen’s Activity in the Space

14:03 Moloch Meme’s Origin

22:03 Moloch DAO & PTSD(AO)

31:31 Ability to Freely Exit

35:20 Organizational Change

42:55 Slaying Moloch

50:25 Global Settlement Layer

54:20 Sticks vs. Carrots

59:18 RAI, the Fed, Ponzis, & the Dollar

1:10:32 Thomas Jefferson & Slavery

1:15:34 Dollar Printing Gone Wrong

1:18:00 Invading Iraq

1:19:50 Ignoring, Overreacting & the Dollar

1:27:18 How Ethereum Fixes Things

1:34:11 Closing


Ameen Soleimani


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