#796 Why Memes Rule The World w/ Luke Burgis
The Pomp Podcast

#796 Why Memes Rule The World w/ Luke Burgis

Jan 24 2022 • 30m
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Luke Burgis is the Author of "Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life" and writes the "Anti-Memetic" Newsletter. In this conversation, we dive deep into Memetics and how it control our lives in more ways than we may think. We discuss how memetic desires affect our investments through meme stocks, memes in politics and celebrity culture, and what you should do when you recognize that you're in a situation where you could be adversely affected through said memetic desires. ======================= Choice is a new self-directed IRA product that I'm really excited about. If you are listening to this, you are likely part of the 7.1 million bitcoin owners who have retirement accounts with dollars in them, but not bitcoin. I was in that situation too. Now you can actually buy real Bitcoin in your retirement account. I'm talking about owning your private keys and using tax-advantaged dollars to do it too. Absolute game changer. ======================= Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of stablecoins and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle is also a principal developer of USD Coin (USDC), the fastest growing, fully reserved and regulated dollar stablecoin in the world. The free Circle Account and suite of platform API services bridge the gap between traditional payments and crypto for trading, DeFi, and NFT marketplaces. Create seamless, user-friendly, mainstream customer experiences with crypto-native infrastructure under the hood with Circle. Learn more at
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