Tag: freedom

Oct 22 2021

Bitcoin Creates Digital Ownership For The First Time

Digital property rights bring the connection between the internet and the economy into modernity.Bitcoin Sovereignty: Part OneSo, you have taken the orange pill and are now going down the Bitcoin rabbit hole. You may be wondering what’s at the bottom? What is the core innovation of Bitcoin, from which all of wonderland is created? The answer may surprise you.Along your...

Oct 16 2021

Bitcoin: The Stateless Emergence

Bitcoin offers the ability to decouple oneself from the state, offering financial access to everyone equally.Bitcoin transcends the nation-state and all expectations that come along with being associated with a fiat standard. Let’s talk about what it means to be a state currency so that we can understand Bitcoin’s transcendence. How Fiat Is The StateFiat currency, by definition, is a...

Oct 15 2021

The U.S. Government Does Not Respect Autonomy. Bitcoin Does.

The U.S. government wants to neglect the free will of the markets and Bitcoin is the only way to opt out.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1094: "The kleptocrats have no respect for you, your privacy, or your 'autonomy.'" Sign up for the newsletter here....

Oct 14 2021

Discussing Bitcoin Freedom Vs. Government Servitude

Oct 14 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom government spaces

In a recent Twitter Spaces, convicted Bitcoiners discussed the freedom this network gives them over government servitude.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Oct 13 2021

The Quest For Digital Cash

How Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin project married the concepts of digital cash and digital gold and how pioneering cryptographer Adam Back continues the work of making it a better tool for freedom.One summer day in August 2008, Adam Back got an email from Satoshi Nakamoto.It was the first time Nakamoto had reached out to anyone about a new project that the pseudonymous...

It Is Our God-Given Right To Alter Or Abolish Our Government

Oct 13 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom government marty bent

I think it's high time many societies around the world work to abolish the so- called democracies that are restricting the rights of individuals.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1093: "It is our God given right to alter or abolish our current government."...

Oct 08 2021

Closing The Wealth Gap: Black America And Bitcoin Adoption

Bitcoin represents an opportunity for financial freedom, education and inclusion for African Americans.According to Forbes, the median wealth of Black and Latino families could hit zero by 2053...

Oct 06 2021

A Story Of Freedom In Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan

An anonymous letter details how technology has provided freedom in a society under great stress.I vividly remember the day I cursed all the banks operating in my country. My friend and I were desperately going from bank to bank, trying to figure out a way to get paid online. The day before, we had made a decision: We wanted to become freelancers....

Sep 30 2021

Energy Freedom Attracts Bitcoin Miners To Some U.S. States

New research shows the stark differences between states and their energy prices, policies that will define a generation.Bitcoin miners seek the cheapest sources of energy available to increase their profit margins.States with a deregulated energy grid, such as Texas and Wyoming, let customers choose between energy providers, attracting miners and fostering innovation.In contrast,...

Sep 22 2021

Bitcoin Is Freedom From Institutional Plans To Control The World

This manifesto to all describes a spectre haunting the modern world — the spectre of freedom.To paraphrase "The Communist Manifesto," it seems to many that all the ruling powers of the state — also known simply as "the elite" — have entered into some unholy alliance to exorcise the still-remaining spectre of independence and human freedoms, which they seem to believe haunts...

Sep 15 2021

Senegalese Bitcoin Developer: Bitcoin Is A Weapon To Fight Oppression

Fodé Diop explains why Bitcoin and Lightning have the power to end monetary colonialism in the developing world.Fodé Diop, a Bitcoin and Lightning developer from Senegal, has recently shared his thoughts on why Bitcoin is so important to billions of people worldwide that are still victims of monetary colonialism. The developer highlighted the central role that Bitcoin's open- source technology could play in...

Aug 30 2021

Oslo Freedom Forum Set To Host Bitcoin Academy

The 2021 Oslo Freedom Forum, October 4 and 5 in Miami, will host a Bitcoin Academy to bring Bitcoin education to human rights activists.The 2021 Oslo Freedom Forum, an international events series highlighting human rights activism, will host a Bitcoin Academy as one of its three programming tracks on October 4 and 5 in...

Aug 11 2021

Inside Cuba’s Bitcoin Revolution

As political demonstrations show the world that Cubans are tired of dictatorship, Bitcoin is providing an option to peacefully protest and opt out of a broken system.Lucia is a 30-year-old medical worker and Bitcoin user living in Matanzas, a city of about 150,000 people sitting about 50 miles east of Havana on Cuba’s northern coast. Named after an aboriginal rebellion against Spanish...

Jul 24 2021

Interview: Fighting For Freedom With Zuby

Freedom fighter and musician Zuby joined the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast” to discuss sovereignty and lessons learned from COVID-19 lockdowns.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Jul 22 2021

Can Bitcoin Be Palestine’s Currency Of Freedom?

Bitcoin gives Palestinians a powerful avenue for peaceful protest, and the opportunity to find sovereignty among oppressive economic policies.One day last week I spoke to a Bitcoin user inside the Gaza Strip.He asked to remain anonymous and go by the name Uqab — the Arabic word for “eagle” — as he took a large personal risk to talk to me.We...

Jul 04 2021

Bitcoin And The American Idea

Has America strayed from its founding ideals? An activist and a refugee think Bitcoin can help it get back on track.Today, Americans celebrate 245 years of independence from the British Empire.On this day in 1776, our Founding Fathers declared:“We … the Representatives of the united States of America … in the Name, and by Authority of the good People...

Jun 19 2021

The Quickest Way To Achieve Financial Freedom With Bitcoin

Jun 19 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom liberty sovereignty

Upon realization of the idea of liberty, it is immediately thrust into reality, never to be forgotten by those having experienced it.I believe that the Founding Fathers of the United States inscribed the idea that liberty is inherent to life in the Declaration of Independence. While they made an astounding first step in declaring this, there has been, since the uprising of...

Jun 07 2021

Is It Good Bitcoin Is Being Promoted by an Authoritarian-Type Leader?

June 7, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits ✍️✍️✍️ Square is investing $5M to build a...

May 07 2021

If You Don't Buy Bitcoin, You Can't Be Rich

May 07 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  credit culture freedom inflation

Rich is a subjective term, yet it is apparent that those with no bitcoin unknowingly lack the freedom necessary for true wealth.Undoubtedly, fiat millionaires will read the title of this article and laugh. Languishing in mansions with foundations of debt, materialism and the physical world of fiat rich people is deceptively luxurious. Assuredly, the great empires of Rome, Venice and Constantinople also...

May 06 2021

Bitcoin: Solving The Elusive Monetary Problem

This deep dive explores what problems plague our modern monies, and how bitcoin cures these issues.“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” -Abraham LincolnTo understand the implications of a paradigm changing technology, one must intimately understand the problem that is being addressed. If we do not understand the problem...

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