Bitcoin Songsheet: How Education Became A Fountain Of Fiat Values


Modern educational institutions are mere shells of the learning centers they once were as a result of fiat incentives. This is an opinion editorial by Jimmy Song, a Bitcoin developer, educator and entrepreneur and programmer with over 20 years of experience. College is a scam. Colleges don’t sell education, but an upper class lifestyle for … Read more

How Bitcoin Pizza Day Resembles Festivus


Why do we celebrate this joyous holiday, and how does it resemble the quirky holiday of Festivus? Bitcoin Pizza Day. The fabulous event that takes place once each year on May 22. I won’t bore you with all the details. Laszlo Hanyecz paid 10,000 BTC for two Papa John’s pizzas in what’s widely believed to … Read more

Coinbase Leads Users Astray By Recommending Everything Besides Bitcoin


Coinbase capitalizes on the altcoin craze to profit off users. Their “Top 10 Picks” omits bitcoin and everything else on the list has performed poorly. The below is a direct excerpt of Marty’s Bent Issue #1212: “Save a friend, tell them to get out of the Coinbase casino.” Sign up for the newsletter here. (Source) … Read more

A Few Ways We Can Upgrade Lightning Network Payment Routing


In order to develop into a protocol usable by the entire world, certain scaling improvements for Lightning need to be considered. The Lightning Network is a well-developed, fast-growing, Layer 2 transaction solution on the Bitcoin network. More and more services and exchanges are integrating it, the liquidity available for routing payments is growing, and more … Read more

Bitcoin, Personality And Development Part Two — Bitcoin Versus Nihilism


Bitcoin battles nihilism and fiat psychology by allowing you to take control of your attention, and directing it toward the betterment of your person. 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. The series continues. If you’ve not yet … Read more

Why Bitcoin’s Ossification Will Eventually Be Necessary


“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” is a classic phrase often repeated, and it naturally applies itself to money that protects our wealth. Ossification is a word thrown around very frequently in Bitcoin. “The protocol will ossify.” “Ossification is good.” “Bitcoin doesn’t need to change, ossify it now.” Bitcoiners are a skeptical group of … Read more

Pizza Day, A Day Of Regret And Fantasy


As we enter the Bitcoin holiday weekend, it’s a good time to reflect on the incentives that lead us to celebrate Pizza Day. Pizza Day is a day of regret. We all know the story. Laszlo Hanyecz buys two Papa John’s pizzas and some lucky guy got 10,000 BTC on this day 12 years ago. … Read more

Bitcoin Gives Users Total Control Of Their Money


Knowing that I control my money is a type of peace of mind that cannot be provided by a fully “stable” monetary good controlled by central bankers. The below is a direct excerpt of Marty’s Bent Issue #1210: “Bitcoin gives you control. That’s the fundamental value.” Sign up for the newsletter here. (Source) We’re at … Read more

A Blessing From Dr. Jordan Peterson At Bitcoin 2022


Dr. Jordan Peterson discussed how Bitcoin’s incorruptible store of value is essential for psychological well-being. A group of 700 Bitcoiners came together in Miami on the last evening of Bitcoin 2022 for a special “spiritual” gathering and to hear Dr. Jordan Peterson, the internationally-acclaimed psychologist and author of the bestselling “12 Rules for Life” talk … Read more

Bitcoin Songsheet: Wind And Solar Are The Altcoins Of Energy


A misdirection of resources and an obstruction of progress, wind and solar energy reflect the same distracting qualities of altcoins. Wind and solar are altcoins. They are unreliable, costly and make as much sense as LUNA. “Green” energy takes up too much real estate for the energy they provide but they grow through propaganda and … Read more