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Did Laozi Dream of Blockchain?
The ancient Daoist philosopher has lessons for the crypto age, in the latest essay for Crypto Questioned.
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Love Bitcoin? Mine Your Values
Mining bitcoin can guide the network to sustainability, protect it from being commandeered and maintain decentralization.
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Building Systems We Don’t Understand
As much as we love decentralization and technological advancement, where do these aims fail us? Are we creating more problems than solving them?
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What Is Bitcoin Freedom?
Bitcoin is not just for libertarians or progressives. It's a system firmly rooted in the republican notion of non-dominance.
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Bitcoin’s Censorship-Resistance Was a Step Change in History
Blockchain technology put rocket fuel into the internet's ability to defy censorship, turning what was once a conversation about the appropriate limits of speech into a matter of engineering.
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Hard Forks Are Fan Fiction
If the Bitcoin network is a collectively told story, as the philosopher Craig Warmke argued, wouldn't hard forks be fan fiction?
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Ethereum's Political Philosophy Explained
Conceptions of Bitcoin's political philosophy are well known. Paul Ennis examines what ideology animates Ethereum.
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Debasing the Currency: Putting Crypto in Context
Introducing a new series exploring the philosophical limits of cryptocurrency.
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Bitcoin Is Batman
Another way of looking at the philosopher Craig Warmke's conception of Bitcoin as a fictional substance.
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