Honest Cash VS Bitbacker.io

Adrian tweeted that he had set up an account on Bitbacker, which is the crypto alternative to Patreon.   On Patreon you can decide how your money is divided among creators.  For example, you can give $15/month to Zach Weinersmith and $5/... read more

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Value Polls VS Opinion Polls
Value Polls VS Opinion Polls

My very first impression of Honest Cash was being disappointed that there weren't any posts on the homepage. I would have preferred to see the most valuable posts. It’s helpful that there are links to the commonly used tags (aka “trendin... read more

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  • Feb 27, 2019
Artificial Poverty

Poverty is an artificial creation. In fact, this is more artificial, than the plastic itself. First of all, you live better than kings and queens back then. You have the opportunities what people dreamed about all the time in history. If... read more

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The Intrinsic Value of Bitcoin

Watch the video: https://youtu.be/hBD_ht-PmY0 Today, I want to talk about what I think gives bitcoin its intrinsic value. First, we should define this, because "intrinsic value" probably means different things to different people. To m... read more

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Introducing the AEA to MSWs
Introducing the AEA to MSWs

Today I introduced the American Economic Association (AEA) to market social websites (MSWs). It's wonderful that the AEA decided to create this forum, but I'm not so sure about the voting part. Right now the vast majority of social web... read more

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The Greatest Movie Ever?
The Greatest Movie Ever?

Cain's idea to promote bitcoin cash (BCH), if I'm understanding it correctly, is for there to be a website where people can collaboratively create lists and use their BCH to help rank the items.  This is a really great idea, but it's some... read more

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I spent $50 on Twitter to promote my story about Honest Cash
I spent $50 on Twitter to promote my story about Honest Cash

I really love Honest Cash, which is why I spend so much time promoting it. But going around knocking on doors (figuratively speaking) really isn’t the most efficient way to spread the word. The other day I spent $50 dollars on Twitter to... read more

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  • Apr 19, 2019
The Efficient Slavery Myth
The Efficient Slavery Myth

Slave labour is terrible. It is a historical lie to portraying it as a method, where the slaveholders gained extremely great advantages on the expenses of the slaves. It is a myth! Just think about it. Slaves have zero morale. It means ... read more

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Can a committee accurately reflect the diversity of a city?

Any excuse to promote market governance… *** If San Francisco truly wants to live up to its values, we need a Planning Commission that reflects the diversity of our city. How accurately do you think any committee can reflect the dive... read more

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  • Mar 20, 2019
Casinos,Turkish Lira and Economy of Turkey

A famous Turkish columnist suggested re-opening of casinos would contribute to the Turkish economy and helps against the depreciating value of Turkish Lira in his column in March 14, 2019 [1]. This looks like a brilliant idea, right? Fi... read more

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Price Inflation vs Supply Inflation

Bitcoiners often refer to "inflation" as the rate of increase in the supply of their chosen token. Bitcoin's supply inflation rate is a couple percent per year, as the total number of bitcoins slowly approaches 21 million units. But in th... read more

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Nick Szabo: Central Banks May Turn to Cryptocurrency Reserves Over Gold
Nick Szabo: Central Banks May Turn to Cryptocurrency Reserves Over Gold

At the Israel Bitcoin Summit at Tel Aviv University on Jan. 8, veteran cryptographer Nick Szabo explained that the use of censorship-resistant cryptocurrencies will rise in countries sanctioned from trade and economies suffering from fail... read more

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FREEDOM IS RISKY: Thoughts on Economic Autonomy and the Release of Local.Bitcoin.com

It’s the anniversary of the famous “tank man” in Tiananmen Square, and a new, revolutionary crypto trading platform has been released. This inspired me to record some thoughts on the nature of freedom in general, and economic freedom spec... read more

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Introducing Vitalik Buterin To MSWs
Introducing Vitalik Buterin To MSWs

On Twitter I saw this tweet by Vlad Zamfir about his story on Medium… Against Szabo’s Law, For A New Crypto Legal System.  He received a reply from Vitalik Buterin, who I replied to…   Regarding your point about bad changes… And sinc... read more

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Should the US give the Statue of Liberty away?

France gave us the Statue of Liberty (SoL)… what if we wanted to give it back? Why would we want to give it back? Let’s say that the US was going to give the SoL to another country. Which country would you choose? Personally, I think th... read more

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The Eradication Of Bad Beliefs: Markets VS Democracies

Today on Twitter I saw that my buddy Koenfucius had sent me a DM… Yo! Tried to comment to this, but that doesn’t seem to be possible: https://honest.cash/Xerographica/cognitive-diversity-1833/ …  Wouldn’t people adopt and maintain be... read more

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The Bitcoin Cash Split - network effect halving

It's been said that the value of a network is related to the square of the number of members. In English: a phone is worthless if no one else has one, and increasingly more valuable as more phones are connected (a.k.a Metcalfe's Law). Let... read more

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Markets and Minorities

Today Honest Cash posted a request for us to be "an advocate for the underdog". The first thing that came to mind is this excellent article by Conor Friedersdorf… Democratic Socialism Threatens Minorities. It makes the solid case that the... read more

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Determining The Importance Of Things
Determining The Importance Of Things

Just how important is quadratic voting (QV) anyways? For those of you who don’t know, QV is where you can buy votes, but the more you buy, the more expensive they become… 1 vote = $1 2 votes = $2 3 votes = $9 4 votes = $16 5 vote... read more

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Money in One Lesson

The art of money consists in looking not merely at the ability to run a full node on a Raspberry Pi, but looking at the economic and network effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely f... read more

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