Privacy, Fungibility, Anonymity

Even though Bitcoin is the worst privacy system ever, everyone in the community strongly values privacy [src]



Money is the most successful story ever told. It has no objective value… but then you have these master storytellers: the big bankers, the finance ministers… and they come, and they tell a very convincing story — Yuval Noah Harari [src]

Money in its various guises derives its usefulness from the fact that one can be relatively certain that a dollar received is a dollar able to be spent without friction or uncertainty — Alastair Berg [src]


The fundamental political difference between people is: how many walls should there be around your stuff? The ultimate liberal answer is zero and the ultimate conservative answer is: “Bring on those walls!” — Jordan Peterson [src]

Economic activity hidden by strong privacy cannot be taxed. If you think that the world would be a better place if government had more access to other people’s money, then you think it’s a bug, otherwise it’s a feature — David Friedman [src]

In Conclusion

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