Tag: sound money

Jul 29 2021

Why Bitcoin Will Take Over The World With Eric Yakes

In this episode of the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” Eric Yakes describes how bitcoin is taking over the financial world.Watch this episode on YouTube. Listen To This Episode:...

An Open Letter To My Children: Energy And Bitcoin

Jul 29 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture energy letter sound money

A heartfelt message from a father to his children in regards to the life- energy saving properties of Bitcoin.Dear Jen and Matt,As we reflect on Independence Day this year I was inspired to write this letter. If you’re going to put your life savings into something that will hold its value — energy — across time and space it helps to understand...

Jul 27 2021

Selected Quotes And Seven Lessons From The “Hard Money” Mini-Documentary

Bitcoin-only director Richard James’ documentary on the recent history of inflation, “Hard Money,” uses stock images and anonymous narrators to weave the film. One of them qualifies the tweaking of the money supply as “...

Jul 11 2021

How To Restore Our “Value(s)”: An Open Letter To Dr. Mark Carney

Jul 11 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture inflation sound money

This letter addresses the ideas proposed by Dr. Carney in his videos, as Bitcoin represents an answer to many of the problems discussed.Dear Dr. Carney,This is an open letter in response to your Reith lecture series on the BBC from December 2020, “How We Get What We Value.” This...

Jul 10 2021

The Inevitability Of Bitcoin Supremacy

Bitcoin is a black hole of value sucking in any and all reserve currencies, slowly but surely.Bitcoin has risen from the dead so many times, it makes Lazarus look lazy. Yet its doubters persist: “Bitcoin is a bubble,” they say; a “risky speculation with little chance of ever becoming an established form of money,” they shout.But Bitcoin’s obituarists...

Jul 07 2021

To Know Bitcoin Is To Love Bitcoin

Jul 07 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture monetary policy sound money

Understanding Bitcoin is a process, and involves an understanding of money itself. It is my contention that an individual's certainty of the inevitable success of the Bitcoin protocol is asymptotically correlated to...

Jul 05 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 5, Part 2: Capital Accumulation)

Here we go, Bitcoin lovers! It's capital accumulation time. Saifedean Ammous’ “The Bitcoin Standard” is flying by. However, we must forget about doing a chapter a week. This book is just too chunky, every page is filled with meaty information that refuses to be ignored. There are too many gems for just one of these posts to contain them, and we can’t be...

Jul 03 2021

Bitcoin: Our Only Hope To Separate Money From State

Jul 03 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture sound money the state

In a world where power structures seem endlessly intertwined, Bitcoin offers an alternate pathway.Discussion around Bitcoin for years relegated it to being a bubble, tulipmania or some Ponzi scheme, but now even disbelievers likely acknowledge that Bitcoin is here to stay. What they may not realize is that beneath the veneer of charlatans, gamblers and grifters is a movement slowly making progress...

Jun 25 2021

The Monetary Properties Of Bitcoin

Jun 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture money sound money

In the final issue of this four-part series, we examine in depth the various monetary properties of Bitcoin.The Wall Street Analyst’s Intro to Bitcoin:The Dimensions of MoneyWhat Bitcoin Does...

Jun 23 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 5, Part 1: Time Preference)

The time has come, book lovers. The time to discuss “time preference,” a key concept that will help you make sense of the world around us. If you already own BTC, you know how it changes your priorities and makes you a more measured individual, focused on the future. The whole “...

Jun 22 2021

The Dimensions Of Money

Jun 22 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture money sound money

The first of this four-part series discusses the various aspects of money that are not commonly understood.The Wall Street Analyst’s Introduction to Bitcoin:The Dimensions of MoneyWhat Bitcoin DoesHow Bitcoin WorksThe Monetary Properties of BitcoinIntroductionI first discovered Bitcoin in 2015 as an undergrad, and then wrote a short essay...

Jun 17 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 4, Part 3: Money and Hyperinflation)

Let’s finish the 4th chapter once and for all, book lovers. As promised, we’re going to take government money to court and analyze its track record. How do you think it did? We’ll also analyze the hyperinflation phenomenon, which as it turns out, “is a form of economic disaster unique to government money.” How does it work? You’ll know by the...

Jun 15 2021

Bitcoin And The Illusion Of Reality

The current metrics and systems posed by the federal reserve are designed to beguile and disguise the reality of money.A look at how the people in power may have more in common with a jewel beetle than you'd initially expect and how bitcoin may have the answer.In this article, we touch on: ● Why the government and the Federal Reserve are...

Jun 12 2021

Despite Criticism, Bitcoin Is A Superior Investment To Gold

Jun 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business gold sound money

What’s been a hedge against inflation for thousands of years has had its throne usurped by bitcoin, and for good reason.Alexander Vasiliev is the co- founder and CCO of the global payment network Mercuryo.Ever since bitcoin began to grow in popularity, many people have come to call it "digital gold."And for valid reasons.While the cryptocurrency's...

Jun 09 2021

Why Every Single Person Needs Bitcoin

The humanitarian aspects of bitcoin overshadow the nominal value focused on by many westerners.It's become really easy to get lost with all the volatility and headlines present in Bitcoin lately. The various altcoins are becoming more and more distracting, albeit ever-useless, and new entrants into the space continue to make us forget the real reason why we are here. Unfortunately, the people...

Jun 08 2021

Bitcoin’s Monetary Superiority Is Guaranteed By Physics

The properties inherent to Bitcoin are deterministic, not probabilistic, and rely on the natural laws which make up our world.Everything in the (observable) universe is ultimately governed by the laws of physics. This includes everything from observable phenomena at the cellular and molecular level to what we can observe in the most distant of galaxies. At its most simplistic level, this centers...

May 31 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 3, Part 2: History)

Welcome back, Saifedean Ammous’ “The Bitcoin Standard” lovers! Two episodes in a row, because we are committed to doing a whole chapter each week. The last time, we learned why humanity chose gold as the soundest form of...

May 30 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 3, Part 1: Why Gold?)

Welcome back, Bitcoin lovers! For those who’re just tunning in, we’re currently exploring “The Bitcoin Standard” by Saifedean Ammous. When we finish with the third chapter, you’ll know exactly why humanity picked gold as the most precious of metals and its form of money of choice. The reasons are unarguable. Humanity was extremely clever to do so. However, you need this info before...

May 25 2021

Bitcoin Is A Savings Account With An Average Growth Of Over 100% A Year

May 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture savings banks sound money

The solution to the problem facing billions of people around the world: access to a cheap, secure and reliable savings account.Note: This article is not investment advice and is for informational purposes only. Do your own research.With its fixed supply, open-source software and peer-to-peer (p2p) structure, bitcoin is the global money of the people, by the people, for the people....

May 19 2021

Bitcoin Is Demonetizing Gold

May 19 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture gold money sound money

The same sound money principles which led to gold’s historical reserve status are contributing to bitcoin’s overtaking and erosion of its dominance.Bitcoin Is Better At Being Gold Than Gold IsDecentralized: Bitcoin is more decentralized than gold. There are over 100,000 nodes all over the world verifying the Bitcoin blockchain. Bitcoin miners and developers are all over the world as well....

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