Tag: toxic maximalists

Sep 02 2022

Bitcoin Maximalists Know That Bitcoin Is What Matters

Those who fall under the label of Bitcoin Maximalists simply hold the belief that it’s the only true way forward for monetary freedom.This is an opinion editorial by Cam Randell, a Bitcoiner who believes that Bitcoin is the key technology in the quest for privacy. “Do you have a moment to talk about our lord and savior, Satoshi Nakamoto?” This is a...

Aug 28 2022

Who Cares About Bitcoin Maximalism?

Trying to define and apply the label of Bitcoin Maximalism is a non-productive criticism that obscures more than it clarifies.This is an opinion editorial by Shinobi, a self-taught educator in the Bitcoin space and tech-oriented Bitcoin podcast host.What is Bitcoin Maximalism? People will not stop asking this question, either to defend it as a virtuous label, or to attack it as...

Aug 11 2022

Bitcoin, Bitcoiners, Truth, Beauty And Love

For Bitcoiners to embrace a fight is to take time away from the natural truth and love that Bitcoin leads people to.This is an opinion editorial by Tomer Strolight, editor-in-chief of Swan Bitcoin and author of “Why Bitcoin.”I dropped into a Twitter Spaces the other afternoon focused on Bitcoin. In it were at least a dozen grown men talking about how...

Jul 28 2022

Bitcoin Is The Lifeboat When Hurricanes Make Landfall

After experiencing back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes, one Bitcoiner recognized the clearest way to prepare for an uncertain monetary future.This is an opinion editorial by Gabriel Vazquez, a contributor for Bitcoin Magazine.Bitcoin Maximalism is perceived by many as a “toxic” trait, a brand of culture war waged by veteran holders, OGs and whales who will do anything to pump their bags. In...

Jul 23 2022

A Newcomer’s Perspective On Toxic Bitcoin Maximalism

Toxic Bitcoin Maximalism can serve an important purpose to ward off newcomers from scams and altcoins, but is there a time when the toxicity is too much?This is an opinion editorial by Boomer, a long-time and active member of the financial independence/retire early (FIRE) movement and a contributor for Bitcoin Magazine.I was recently inspired after reading Tomer Strolight’s piece, “...

Jul 22 2022

Bitcoin Maximalism Is The Way Of The Peaceful Warrior

Developing a tough mind and a tender heart is a strong foundation for Bitcoin Maximalists to become peaceful warriors on the path to hyperbitcoinization.This is an opinion editorial by Nozomi Hayase, a contributor at Bitcoin Magazine.Recently, prominent venture capitalist, Nic Carter of Castle Island Ventures, came under scrutiny on Bitcoin Twitter. He was piled on by Bitcoiners...

Jul 12 2022

How We Should Really Think About Bitcoin Maximalism

There has been a lot of digital ink spilled about the concept of Bitcoin Maximalism, but there are things the critics don’t understand.This is an opinion editorial by Stephan Livera, host of the “Stephan Livera Podcast” and managing director of Swan Bitcoin International.It’s time to clear a few things up. While there has been a lot of digital ink spilled over...

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...

Jun 22 2022

The Bitcoin Customer Service Department

In order to orange-pill the world, Bitcoiners must foster connection and trust, rather than create frustration and division for those who are curious.Maxx Mannheimer is a former sales account manager with a background in training and industrial-organizational psychology.In a decentralized network, we are all customers, we are all sales, we are all operations, we are all IT and we...

Jun 03 2022

How To Keep Bitcoin From Driving You Crazy

Bitcoin is a financial revolution with a uniquely passionate community. So protecting your mental health as you engage can be challenging.The Bitcoin network may be powered by unbiased math, but the users who transact with bitcoin are ruled by the neurons coursing through their brains, so mental health is truly the foundation of financial sovereignty. And watching the market value of bitcoin...

Jan 25 2022

Why You Should Sell Your Bitcoin

21 + 21 more reasons why you should sell all of your bitcoin now.If you are panicking right about now, I implore you, in fact, I urge you to sell all of your bitcoin now. All of it. No this is not a joke. This article is not some trading analysis, pick-me-up full of hopium or copium.This is going to outline...

Jan 24 2022

The Fight For Bitcoin: Water’s Warm Maximalism

Bitcoin isn’t on the same playing field as anything else — so it doesn’t make sense to waste time lashing out.The Fight For Bitcoin, Round One ”Everybody trying to PvP when the game is PvE.” – Edward SnowdenThe revolution will not be centralized. The ideal peaceful revolution...

Jan 21 2022

Why “Smart Contracts For Bitcoin” Really Means “Buy My Altcoin”

Navigating the duality of Bitcoin development in 2022 is going to be a major challenge for the community. “Snakes always find a way to enter the walled garden.” Over the...

Nov 07 2021

Why Bitcoin Is Considered The Honey Badger Of Money

The honey badger is notorious for its resilience and toughness. Here are six reasons why that reputation applies to Bitcoin.If Bitcoin would be any animal, it would be the honey badger. The honey badger is notorious for its strength, resilience and toughness. A honey badger having a bad day has been known to aggressively intimidate lions and hyenas. Bee...

Nov 05 2021

The World Needs Bitcoiners’ Relentless Optimism

While the majority seem not to question society’s prescribed way of life, Bitcoiners cannot be tamed.First off, I recently read Aleksander Svetski’s article “Bitcoiners Are the Remnant, The Masses Don’t Matter.” It hit a chord at my deepest core and what he was elegantly articulating in that piece inspired me to write this....

Oct 27 2021

Discussing Bitcoin, Bitcoiners, and Citadels with Aleks Svetski

A group of convicted Bitcoiners discuss the future of the Bitcoin communityWatch This Episode on YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Oct 20 2021

Discussing Bitcoin versus Slavecoins

A group of Bitcoiners discuss the fundamental differences between Bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency ecosystemWatch This Episode on YouTubeWatch/Listen To This Episode:BitcoinTV...

Oct 15 2021

Bitcoin, Bitcoiners And Citadels

So-called “toxic Bitcoin maximalism” is inspired by a desire for Bitcoiners to hold themselves accountable to the ideals of the network itself.“12 Rules For Life” Series, Essay Three...

Sep 21 2021

Can Toxic Maximalists Hurt Bitcoin?

A recent debate has arisen around toxic maximalism in bitcoin; but does this really affect anything?June 4 2021, Bitcoin Conference, Miami, Florida: Max Keiser strides onto the stage, clad in a white suit, in triumphant fashion, yelling, “YEAH! YEAH! WE’RE NOT DONE! WE’RE NOT DONE!...

Jul 20 2021

Interview: Why Altcoins Are Not A Threat To Bitcoin With Udi Wertheimer

Infamous Bitcoin Twitter personality Udi Wertheimer discussed why Bitcoiners should not be worried about altcoins.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

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