Philosophy


BTC and Censorship

There are those out there who try to explain how Bitcoin is about censorship resistance. Primarily, the same people are [...]

Free Speech
By Craig Wright | 18 Mar 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Philosophy

Free speech is not the right to be heard on any platform but rather limitations set by governments and authorities [...]

The myth of forks
By Craig Wright | 06 Mar 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Philosophy

When I removed myself from public view towards the end of 2010 and 2011, it was as I was rather [...]

Statist
By Craig Wright | 27 Feb 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation, Philosophy

In his analysis of classical liberalism, Ludwig von Mises [1] poses the question: In opposing government interventions, is liberalism not [...]

The ASIC myth

It is interesting how the arguments against commercial mining come down to an outcry against “mining centralisation.” All things in [...]

The myth of the full validation node
By Craig Wright | 21 Dec 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Philosophy

There is a long-running false narrative of “full validating nodes.” The dishonesty that has been sold as a truth is [...]

The politics of rent seeking
By Craig Wright | 07 Nov 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Philosophy

Any government implementing a Keynesian policy simply “Keynesianizes” the economy. The effect is an economy that behaves precisely in the [...]

The Legacy of Keynesian Money
By Craig Wright | 02 Nov 2018 | Economics, Philosophy

Central governments are and remain a net supplier of macroeconomic instability. This is a direct result of the institutions and [...]

The problem of Keynes
By Craig Wright | 01 Nov 2018 | Economics, Philosophy

http://bastiat.org/fr/cqovecqonvp.html Basically, the GDP argument is based on the “Broken Window Falacy” of Bastiat. There are English versions of it [...]

Property Law in the Age of Bitcoin
By Craig Wright | 31 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation, Philosophy

Property (as defined in legal terms) as is associated with servers, routers, and information systems in general is known in [...]

The Game of Chicken
By Craig Wright | 15 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Philosophy

There is only one way to play chicken. And, it is best, if others know what game you are playing. [...]

The collectivist insanity
By Craig Wright | 12 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Philosophy

The syllogism goes – Socialism has been a failure everywhere it has been tried; This fact is known and everyone [...]

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