Tag: cultural

Nov 29 2022

The State Of The Bitcoin Union

Nov 29 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  cultural culture ideas opinion politics

Bitcoiners stand on the precipice of great change, built upon a distributed code that builds common values.This is an opinion editorial by Phil Snyder, professor, video director and editor.According to Merriam-Webster, a nation- state is: "A form of political organization under which a relatively homogeneous people inhabit a sovereign state."...

Oct 12 2022

How Bitcoin And Art Will Free The People

Oct 12 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  art cultural culture ideas marty's bent

Art is a spiritual expression of the individual, and as an empowerment of the individual, Bitcoin and art are directly connected."And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music," -- Friedrich NietzscheBitcoin and art could lead us out of the mechanical stronghold that...

Aug 18 2022

Bitcoin Is A Currency Of Love That Inspires Action For Peace

Bitcoin was created as an act of love by Satoshi for the world, which is why it continues to promote the same selflessness.This is an opinion editorial by Nozomi Hayase Ph.D., who has a background in psychology and human development.From resistance against war to a social justice movement, activists have been engaged in uncountable hard fights. Their vigorous efforts, rather than...

Aug 13 2022

Bitcoin Is The New Meme Machine

Sound money like Bitcoin facilitates rational memes that are strengthened by criticism, while fiat creates memes that inhibit criticism.This is an opinion editorial by Logan Chipkin, a freelance writer interested in Bitcoin, economics, physics, philosophy and history.Money doesn’t make the world go ‘round. Ideas do.In “The Fiat Standard...

Aug 09 2022

The Dawn Of The Bitcoin Art Renaissance

As Bitcoin unlocks human potential in its various forms, artistic expression will experience a renaissance alongside other aspects of life.This is an opinion editorial by Dawdu M. Amantanah, author of "The Bit On Digital Coins: A Quick Practical Guide To Understanding Cryptocurrency."The Renaissance was a time of significant advancement in human understanding. Fearless explorers began traveling...

Jul 27 2022

What Psychedelics And Bitcoin Have In Common

Jul 27 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  cultural culture drugs ideas opinion

As Bitcoiners witness the monetary revolution at hand, a spiritual revolution is underway in the same fashion.This is an opinion editorial by Maxx Mannheimer, a former sales account manager with a background in training and industrial-organizational psychology.I’ll begin by stating that I do not suggest that anyone take psychedelics. Each individual knows what is best for them and...

Jul 12 2022

Of Monsters And Maximalism — Bitcoin Culture Is Created By Value Alignment

If you see evil toxicity oozing from every corner of Bitcoin, it might be a reflection of your own views on the world.This is an opinion editorial by John Vallis, host of the Bitcoin Rapid-Fire podcast, passionate bitcoin advocate and enthusiastic explorer of the profound implications it represents.TL;DR: Stay humble, stack sats.There’s been a lot of really ignorant takes...

Jul 07 2022

What I Discovered About Bitcoin Culture On The Bitcoin Tour

Jul 07 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  cultural culture meetups opinion

Journeying across the United States and visiting various Bitcoin meetups showed certain aspects of Bitcoin culture are consistent regardless of location.Over the last 10 weeks, I traveled over 8,000 miles of the United States by motorcycle, visiting 25 Bitcoin meetups in Texas, the South and the Midwest. I am not done yet, but I wanted to share a few of my thoughts...

Mar 12 2022

Reputational Annihilation: Keeping Your Word In Bitcoin

One of the most important parts of being involved in Bitcoin is maintaining a good reputational standing through good faith.Reputation is a very intricate and complex aspect of every Bitcoiner’s daily life. It is a societal attribute that determines how individuals are able to voluntarily organize and what kind of relationships they will be allowed to enter. As a phenomenon, it is...

Jan 16 2022

Bitcoin And The Monetary Chakras

Jan 16 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  cultural culture ideas opinion

The feelings that arise in people, as described by the Chakras, are determined by the type of money they use. Editors note: some descriptions and other phrases are translated from...

Jan 01 2022

Contributors’ Convictions: A Bitcoin Legacy Letter

Several Bitcoin Magazine contributors describe what aspects of Bitcoin and its community drive their conviction in the technology.Why spend scarce and irreplaceable time toward building and bettering Bitcoin?What convinces us that Bitcoin is the exit strategy against the existing fiat scheme?Who benefits from a decentralized, immutably hard monetary system?...

Nov 06 2021

Why The Ancient Greeks Would Have Referred To Bitcoin As The Work Of Daedalus

In a world of destruction and creation, Bitcoin is the work of Daedalus, a representation of everything just, useful and beautiful.Throughout the whole of history many means of exchange have disappeared. Supposing that money as we know it today, were to also disappear? The world would not miss it for a single day, for its disappearance alone would reveal that it had...

Nov 05 2021

Fighting For Freedom: Could Satoshi Be V From “V For Vendetta?”

The pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin was a peaceful freedom fighter intent on disrupting the status quo with a decentralized movement.In 2008, a digital cryptographically-secured currency was anonymously created that encompassed all the properties of incorruptible money. A currency that couldn’t be confiscated, inflated away, or counterfeited. The mysterious creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, knew he was making...

Nov 04 2021

Why The Navajo Are Mining Bitcoin

The technology of bitcoin provides an avenue for growth and financial empowerment unhindered by the American government.At nearly 400,000 people, the Navajo Nation is one of the largest Native American tribes in the United States. It’s also one of the most impoverished, with...

Nov 01 2021

The Bitcoin Is Generational Wealth Film

Nov 01 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  community cultural culture film video

“Bitcoin Is Generational Wealth” is a short film exploring the potential Bitcoin has across generations.Throughout recorded history, cycles of “rise and fall” repeat — both of civilizations themselves and of what they use for money. We are experiencing another fall now.However, something unprecedented has occurred — the invention of a money that is incorruptible, indestructible, and infallible:...

Oct 31 2021

Does The World Need A Declaration Of Monetary Independence?

A collaborative effort in the bitcoin community to establish the reasons for separation of money and state.There comes a time, in the face of great discomfort and uncertainty, where one is obligated to stand in defiance against an established rule-set with which they may be conflicted. Social contracts are a necessity for organization and the development of civilization. Cultures and societies —...

Oct 19 2021

The Prophecy Of Satoshi Nakamoto: Bitcoin As Religion

Rituals, terminology and evangelism — there are many aspects of the culture surrounding Bitcoin that resemble religion.During bitcoin’s parabolic price increase this year, Twitter profiles with laser eyes suddenly emerged. “Anons” and celebrities, such as Elon Musk, added red lasers rays to their portraits and the hashtag #LaserRayUntil100k started to trend. As the hashtag indicated, the laser eyes were added as...

Oct 01 2021

Renaissance Now! Bitcoin Will Lead To A Creative Resurgence

Oct 01 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  art creators cultural culture

Art and design will flourish under a bitcoin standard as time preference extension happens on a mass scale.At BitBlockBoom in August 2021, American Hodl prompted the audience to reflect on how we, as the future wealthy elite, will allocate our resources for the benefit of future generations. His main point was to emphasize the importance of making wise investments in a sound...

Sep 27 2021

I Am A Time Traveler From The Future, Here To Tell You To Please Keep Going

Bitcoin Magazine has intercepted a message that appears to have come from a time yet unknown...I am sending this message from the year 2089. Things have never been so good in all of human history and some of you will still be here to see it.If you don’t believe me, I don’t have the time to try to convince you, sorry....

Sep 23 2021

Monetary Mutants Vs. Satoshi's Sentinels

Sep 23 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  cultural culture ideas

The defenders of monetary freedom must continue to fight for bitcoin against the powers of evil.I would like to give credit for the inception of this article to one of my Twitter Spaces friends, “Ant” (@2140data).I have been trying to analogize Bitcoin to a creature or organism that is constantly evolving, adapting and surviving as it gets attacked over...

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