The 2008 economic meltdown was a watershed moment in American history. Despite the tectonic massive economic disturbance that resulted from this situation, the main issue that stemmed from this was trust.

Cryptocurrency was borne out of the financial ruin of 2008. With the Great Recession, financial instability but more so distrust in the institutions that governed us for centuries was lost. Generational distrust arose out of this situation. Fidelity in anything became forever lost. In this era, a developer with the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, created a watershed moment in history. With the launch of Bitcoin…