Tag: sovereignty

Oct 25 2021

As The World Population Increases, Bitcoin Offers Freedom

Bitcoin offers the world population a chance for freedom, despite global growth of authoritarianism.As the world population increases (the global population passed the 7 billion mark in 2011), the percentage of people who live under a democratic regime decreases. It is estimated that if things continue as they are now, in the years’ time, those who live...

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 21 2021

Bitcoin And The Philosophy Of Free Choice

Oct 21 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture ideas philosophy sovereignty

Bitcoin allows people to opt out of systems not designed to their benefit, and creates a “network state” of like minded thinking.The profoundness of philosophy is typically measured in extremities and diversions from a central understood point. This can address the thought collective, or the individual, when discussing knowledge and experiences with the intention of developing a grandiose understanding of the...

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 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 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...

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...

Apr 29 2021

Blockstream Releases Base Station For Bitcoin Broadcasting Satellite

Blockstream is now offering a receiver base to help users leverage its Bitcoin blockchain broadcasting satellite.Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream has introduced the Blockstream Satellite Base Station, a receiver for the satellite it maintains to broadcast the Bitcoin blockchain from space. The new...

Mar 31 2021

Bitcoin Unleashes The Sovereign Individual

Mar 31 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture sovereignty

“Bitcoin unlocks financial sovereignty, but its ideals and technology pave the road for the possibility of a fully-sovereign individual.”Are people actually able to govern themselves? Well, the likely answer to that question from most people you ask would be a resounding no. After all, most would agree that humans are too blinded by their own self interests to be able to create...

Jan 20 2021

Bitcoiners Run Hardware

The internet, which is the network we currently use for our Bitcoin needs, was supposed to be decentralized, verifiable and private. But after decades of choosing comfort, ease and speed, the internet today is actually quite centralized, with millions of websites and services’ information stored in a few data centers, all of them served by a very limited number of regulated, or even...

Jan 04 2021

Not Your Node, Not Your Validation

When you run your own Bitcoin node, you don’t have to rely on a third party to broadcast, propagate, validate or confirm your transactions. The post Not Your Node, Not Your Validation appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

Dec 09 2020

The Sovereign Company Thesis

Bitcoin does the same thing for companies as it does for individuals: it gives them more freedom. In the wake of large public corporations adding bitcoin to their balance sheets, I want to explore the greater implication of companies adopting Bitcoin. As companies adopt Bitcoin, they will begin to gain new levels of sovereignty and leverage over the state as well as...

Nov 18 2020

New Zealand’s Past, Pūtea and Future: CBDC Vs. Bitcoin

New Zealand’s Māori haven’t held economic sovereignty in the past or today. But does Bitcoin offer a chance to change the future? The post New Zealand’s Past, Pūtea and Future: CBDC Vs. Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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