An entire generation is being gaslit, but they’re starting to smell the fumes.

With Bitcoin as a point of reference for how toxic the global financial system truly is, the gas lightning is wearing off – and the people are starting to figure out where they can go to breathe easy again.

https://www.citadel21.com/gaslit

Balinese Cockfights & Bitcoins: How one can help us understand the other.

When it comes to Bitcoin and Balinese cockfights alike, conversations that focus exclusively on speculation, gambling, and greed risk totally missing their points. Discussions surrounding Bitcoin in particular need to consider the political and philosophical questions this community raises about money, privacy, self-sovereignty, and of course, memes.

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A Non-Libertarian View of Bitcoin.

Bitcoin then can be seen as the extrapolation of what is a necessary implementation of that which would set the stage to the natural asymptotic convergence of all centrally banked money to perfectly demand elastic supplies but without cooperation or political coordination of any single central bank or nation.

https://medium.com/@rextar4444/a-non-libertarian-view-of-bitcoin-2c6426a26b2e

Rainy Season Is Tougher Than Ever for China’s Bitcoin Miners.

Despite this year’s tough market environment, some are still bullish over the long term and are rolling out products to attract investors. Jiang Zhuo’er, CEO and founder of mining pool BTC.Top.

https://www.coindesk.com/the-2020-rainy-season-is-tougher-than-ever-for-chinas-bitcoin-miners

Bitcoin mining facility, from CoinDesk archives

Bitcoin Is The Separation Of Money And State.

Whereas short term thinking dictates the course of our monetary and fiscal policy, Bitcoin forces participants to have low time preference and make longer term decisions. As the network grows in prominence and individuals opt for a “Bitcoin Standard”, it may put pressure on Central Banks to act more responsibly.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/leeorshimron/2020/06/30/bitcoin-is-the-separation-of-money-and-state/#724fc3c056db