TRC #429: Is Barter The Origin Of Money? + More Trees Than Stars? + Snowflakes
Special guest, Lars, gets things started by examining whether barter is the origin of money. Next, Pat looks into whether there are more trees on Earth than stars in the Milky Way. Lastly, Darren gives us a primer on snowflakes.
Is Barter The Origin Of Money
The Wealth of Nations By Adam Smith
Barter and Economic Disintegration By Caroline Humphrey
The Myth of the Myth of Barter By George Selgin
Schoolhouse Rock: Barter
Debt: The First 5000 Years: By David Graeber
The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece; By David M Schaps
The Economics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
More Trees Than Stars?
Image Claiming More Trees Than Stars
Easy Science For Kids
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