Talk by Mike Hearn on autonomous agents enabled by bitcoin.
Knowing someone designed the game is prior knowledge. So each element of the game probably has a purpose. So you just use them and it becomes a habit which rationalizes itself if needed.
We were a loud mob throwing rocks at a lion to steal its prey?
Same talks can also be found at Adam Ford's channel. It also has other interesting videos like this interview with Robin Hanson.
The comment is from hacker news thread about Bitcoin hitting $100. It would be cool to have him also expand more on bitcoin itself which he seems to regard as destructive but not necessarily doomed to fail? Here he entertains the idea about combining NGDP level targeting (which I don't understand) with the best parts of Bitcoin. This all sounds very interesting.