Hey, ReFi Nation!
We're thrilled to bring you an exciting bonus episode of our podcast - "To Network State or Not to Network State" with Monty Merlin. In this special episode, we delve deep into the world of regeneration, Web3 technology, and the potential of a network state. Join us as we discuss the mission and vision of ReFi DAO and the broader movement for positive change.
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Now on to the episode, here is a TLDR of what to expect:
Part 1: Unveiling the Journey
Host John Ellison introduces special guest and co-founder of ReFi DAO - Monty Merlin. They introduce the concept of a network state - a radical idea of transforming online communities into a distributed network of on-the-ground communities that ultimately gains diplomatic recognition and influence. They dive into the tensions and conflicts that arise when powerful coordination technologies intersect with real-world shared resources, raising questions about the right path forward.
Part 2: Bridging the Gap
Monty and John reflect on their backgrounds and early childhood experiences that shaped their dedication to the environment and positive impact. They discuss the limitations of existing systems and institutions, and highlight the urgency of finding solutions for global coordination to address the pressing issues facing humanity and the planet.
Part 3: The Power of Collaboration
The discussion evolves to the importance of collaboration and building bridges between various networks and communities. They explore the value of pluralism in designing solutions and how diverse communities can contribute to a common goal. Monty unveils exciting plans for cross-network collaboration and shared initiatives that will empower individuals to make a real impact, regardless of their level of familiarity with the Web3 space.
Part 4: Building for the Future
As the conversation comes to a close, Monty and John share their visions for the future. They discuss the necessity of building strong foundations, both in terms of technology and community, especially during bear markets. They stress the significance of storytelling in driving attention and engagement within the Web3 movement. With an optimistic outlook, they invite listeners to join the movement, participate in events, and contribute to the shared vision of regeneration and positive change!
Check the full episode below and join the conversation! 👇
We would love to hear what you think! Be part of the conversation, share your thoughts, and engage with us as we navigate the path to a regenerative future. Tune in to "To Network State or Not to Network State" and discover the exciting possibilities that lie ahead in the world of Web3 and positive change! Thank you 🙏