Tag: religion

Nov 22 2022

Martin Luther’s Reformation Teaches Us How Bitcoin Can Be Successful

The Lutheran Reformation is a useful time period that can enlighten Bitcoiners with lessons that will help further the mission of hyperbitcoinization.This is an opinion editorial by Erik Dale, host of the "Bitcoin For Breakfast" podcast.While we are far from harmless, Bitcoiners are arguably some of the most peaceful people on earth. Initiating violence is antithetical to Bitcoin both as a...

Oct 16 2022

Meet The Catholic Nuns Who Are Building A New Church With Bitcoin

By adopting bitcoin, the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles from Kansas City were able to build their church and focus on preserving Catholic traditions.This is an opinion editorial by Andy Flattery, a certified financial planner.An observer of modern culture paying even the slightest attention might aptly compare today's world to the Roman Empire in the sixth and seventh centuries. This...

Aug 12 2022

Bitcoin Will Lead Us To A More Virtuous World

Rare is the successful revolution whose new regime is kinder, gentler and more just than the one it replaces. We must strive to protect the spirit of Bitcoin.This is an opinion editorial by Phil Snyder, video director and editor and a contributor for Bitcoin Magazine.Conventional wisdom among Bitcoiners is that bitcoin will one day assume the throne of worldwide value asset...

Jul 29 2022

How Bitcoin Can Help Muslims Follow The Teachings Of The Quran

Jul 29 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  banking culture islam muslims opinion

The fiat system is based on debt and usury, which is antithetical to Islamic law. Bitcoin allows for a monetary system that follows the teachings of the Quran.This is an opinion editorial by Muslim Bitcoiner, the host of the “Muslim Bitcoiner Podcast” and a contributor for Bitcoin Magazine.Before diving into the topic of Bitcoin, it’s important to explore what the sin...

Jun 06 2022

Bitcoin, Personality And Development Part Four — Bitcoin, Religion And Morality

Bitcoin’s crowning achievement is the reintroduction of economic consequence. Like Old Testament God, it leaves no room for sin, lies or deceit.This is an opinion editorial by Aleks Svetski, author of “The UnCommunist Manifesto,” founder of The Bitcoin Times and Host of the “Wake Up Podcast with Svetski.”Part 4, Chapter 4 of the JBP series.The series continues. If you’ve not...

May 10 2022

God Is Dead, Bitcoin Lives

A philosophical discussion based on ideas popularized by Friedrich Nietzsche with Bitcoin as a new-world mythology to replace current beliefs.God is dead, Bitcoin lives. This is to be the bedrock of a new mythology since that is exactly what Bitcoin is — myth. Friedrich Nietzsche is a German philosopher and is credited with the popularization of the statement “God is dead,” in...

Mar 29 2022

How Bitcoin Wins The Culture Wars In The Fight For Family Values

The hosts of the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast” discuss regulatory attacks on Bitcoin and the degradation of family values with Calvin Robinson.Listen To The Episode:Apple...

Jan 09 2022

Bitcoin As A Divine Idea

Jan 09 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture ideas philosophy religion

Looking at what's previously been defined as "divine," Bitcoin the technology and ideological identity fits many of the criteria.Bitcoin As A Divine Idea Source: ...

Dec 12 2021

Can We Define Bitcoin As A Religion?

Dec 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture ideas philosophy religion

This essay will attempt to answer a question often discussed yet semantically challenging.There’s been much discussion surrounding the question of determining whether or not Bitcoin is a religion. To truly understand the depth of this question, we must discuss belief, religion, organization, and dogma. Let’s answer this question beginning with a linguistic lens, and then continue through a philosophical...

Nov 06 2021

Christians Are Called To Use Money Based In Truth: Bitcoin

The baseline ideas behind bitcoin are supported by the virtues that Christians should seek to exemplify in the world.Christians are called to be people of the truth. Since Satan is the father of lies, we Christians should call out and oppose any and every falsehood, wherever they may be found. As a Christian and Bitcoiner, I was disappointed and frustrated to read...

Oct 27 2021

Bitcoin: A Second Chance For The Muslim World

Bitcoin is the sound money that the Muslim world needs to accelerate into the future.The Ottoman suppression of the printing press is a poster child case of intellectual stagnation in the Muslim world. Although there was no outright ban, there is no denying of a...

Oct 24 2021

The Worldwide Church Will Benefit From Global Money

Oct 24 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  christianity culture religion

Like the printing press and the internet, Bitcoin is an invention that addresses many of the challenges of evangelism.From Gutenberg to Google, for the last six centuries the church’s ability to utilize innovation has led to further expansion of the Gospel. Whether a missionary’s ministry takes place in modern cities or third world countries, the process of sending money across oceans can...

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 11 2021

Satoshi's Ark Will Save Bitcoiners

The creation of a decentralized monetary network provides an escape from the flood of fiat inflation.Imagine all of the people who laughed at Noah when he was building his ark to save his family from the inevitable flood that the Creator was going to unleash on Earth. Noah's faith was greatly tested as he spent month after month building a monstrous ark...

Sep 30 2021

Bitcoin And Religion With Jimmy Song

Author Jimmy Song discusses his book "Thank God For Bitcoin" and parellels between Bitcoin and Bible scripture.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Sep 21 2021

Bitcoiners Are The Remnant, The Masses Don’t Matter

Mass adoption of Bitcoin isn’t important. Selective adoption is and always has been how any revolutionary technology or transformation comes about. The masses will join by default.I recently read “Isaiah’s Job” by Albert J Nock. It’s an essay that inspired generations of anarcho capitalists and libertarians such as Rothbard and Rand, so if you’ve not yet read it, do so now or...

Aug 17 2021

The Inherent Greed Of The Fiat System

Aug 17 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture fiat inflation religion

The current monetary system of the world exposes the poor and disadvantaged to continuous debasement of value.Think back to the first time you were given a dollar. You were four, maybe five years old. It is a powerful first for a child: the first time you buy something with your own money. You handed the clerk your dollar and he exchanged with...

Jul 28 2021

Financial Protestants: How The Bitcoin Revolution Resembles The Reformation

Various similarities exist between The Protestant Reformation and the revolution being built around Bitcoin.The European Renaissance is generally held in high regard in the Bitcoin community as a model of a contrarian, revolutionary impact on the world. This movement was driven by humanist thought leadership and philosophy, scientific discovery, geographic exploration and artistic evolution. Likewise, Bitcoiners...

May 03 2021

Bitcoin: Or How We Became Gods

May 03 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  cultural culture philosophy religion

The limitations of physical reality are what make certain creations divine. Bitcoin reflects these properties in the digital realm.If Bitcoin were a mechanical watch, the fee market (not the free market) would be the mechanism making everything tick.This is where everything starts and ends.This is where censorship resistance comes from and where the precious resource of block space gets priced...

May 01 2021

The Seven Primal Elements Of Bitcoin

May 01 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  cultural culture philosophy religion

Seven primal elements of Bitcoin have combined to turn it into a belief system.The Seven Primal Elements Of The Bitcoin BrandPeople tend to be dismissive about new forms of money.This makes absolute sense because the value of a monetary asset resides primarily in the fact that other people are already using it.In this sense, any attempt at introducing a...

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