Content Creation and Gen Z Bitcoiners with Jack Sweeney | Value Stack 37

Jack Sweeney is a Gen Z YouTuber turned passionate Bitcoin advocate. He currently writes about the lightning network for LN Capital and produces content under @jacksweeney.

In Value Stack 37, we discuss how Jack found Bitcoin, the existential meaning about being a millenial and gen Z in today’s economy, being content creators online, and more. This is an esoteric episode so sit back with an open mind and enjoy!


  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:38 Bitcoin Origin story
  • 08:45 Big difference of bitcoin and altcoins?
  • 10:00 Why NFTs have no inherent value
  • 23:15 The root of the problem is the money is corrupted
  • 25:25 Betting on bitcoin success vs fiat collapse
  • 27:00 Finding meaning in the world and purpose
  • 29:25 Effects of money printing on socioeconomics
  • 32:50 Short-term bias – high vs. low time preference thinking
  • 36:00 Becoming a radical
  • 37:30 Thinking of Bitcoin as a unit of account
  • 38:55 Money is at the base layer of society and interaction
  • 40:26 What wealth affords
  • 41:40 In it for the “I told ya so’s”
  • 45:00 Bitcoin is a movement, and a savings tool – not an investment
  • 48:10 Seeing the truth of what’s in front of you
  • 50:30 Whether or not to disclose on a date that you’re a bitcoiner
  • 58:00 Incentivizing content creators through NOSTR Zaps
  • 59:50 Personality traits that are common among bitcoiners
  • 1:04:20 How fiat destroys most purchasing power in under a decade
  • 1:08:00 How to grow a YouTube channel
  • 1:17:00 Will fiat and bitcoin coexist?
  • 1:19:46 What has more supply: Shiba Inu Coin or the US Dollar?
  • 1:26:45 Just wait for bitcoin(math) to do its thing and chill!
  • 1:30:00 Sats – a bitcoin “penny”, 10 bitcoin is a billionaire – Bitcoin units
  • 1:37:10 Outro

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