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That Bread is Mine, Too

Okay, so the State was smashed yesterday morning. Now what?

Obviously, everybody will go his/her own way and make oodles of gold. Some of it will be spent on protection agents and arbitration. And we shall be ever-vigilant against the return of the State!

But what are we going to do if someone wants his money back?

Such a question is far from academic, for one’s view of justice seems to determine one’s revolutionary tactics. Robert LeFevre, the anarcho-pacifist, pursues a purely educational route because he has foresworn the use of defensive restitutive force. What else can he do? Murray Rothbard, enamored with “temporary” political expedients, pursues popular fronts with rightists, then leftists, then partyarchs. With his “double restitution” or “restitution plus punishment” theory, he finds himself allied with the Penal Institution crowd regardless of other alliances.

Ayn Rand seeks unlimited restitution, and since infinity can only be achieved mystically she must resurrect a gover…

Using Your Bitcoin

So we've got a wallet, we've invested in it, now what? Honest answer, start looking at all of the avenues to use your crypto. You will quickly realize that it's a lot like walking through your favorite store with $1000 cash in your pocket, the potential is limitless and the rabbit hole only gets deeper.

First and foremost, run a quick search for "vendors accept Bitcoin", what do you see? A relatively impressive, broad, and tempting list of companies. The list has grown substantially since around 2014, and includes a number of sites that appeal to the type of cyber enthusiast who would be attracted to crypto in the first place, places like The Pirate Bay, Newegg, and ExpressVPN. Additionally you can order Domino's Pizza, buy knick knacks off Etsy, or shop on Amazon.

For those who can't find a preferred vendor that explicitly accepts Bitcoin, well there are other options. For one, you can get a cryptocurrency debit card. Most operate on one of two methods for funding the card. You either have a crypto wallet that connects directly to the card, the type of service Coinbase offers, though not currently available in the US. The other option is to fund the card by depositing crypto into a card specific wallet, the type of service offered by bitpay. Generally, either method will convert your cryptocurrency at the time of purchase when used at any debit card accepting vendor.

All of this is pretty cool isn't it, especially if you're new investment wallet has gone from say $1000, to $1300 in value, you're practically able to spend free money at any place you'd like. What does all this mean for the future of cryptocurrency? Great question, and the answer is something that was foreseen a decade ago, when Bitcoin was started as a ledger. It means that Bitcoin will indefinitely become the most attractive, and most used currency worldwide. It's impossible to regulate so it's not subject to manipulation by Government, plain and simple. It gives humanity a way of holding onto what is truly theirs, tax free. Of course you'll be extorted into reporting your earnings on crypto, but why would you do that?

The operating platform for cryptocurrency is unmatched by any other currency to ever exist. Given enough time, and enough information shared about cryptocurrency, a large number of assets will be liquidated into cryptocurrency in some way, shape or form. As of 2017, the global market cap for money was greater than $80 trillion, that's only money, it does not include all other types of assets like gold, stocks, and real estate. The market cap for Bitcoin alone is currently at around $200 billion. When global markets begin to crash due to inflation and Government manipulation/intervention, there won't be a complete loss of value in the livelihoods of billions of people. That value has to go somewhere, and when cryptocurrency is so easy and available for use, well just do the math. The current price for 1 BTC is around $11,500, so in an ideal scenario where literally all value in fiat currency is siphoned into Bitcoin, you're looking at 1 BTC holding a value of $4.6 million. That's not an outrageous estimation, of course not all of that value will go into Bitcoin alone, there are other cryptocurrencies out there, but I didn't even account for the liquidation of real estate or stocks, which together hold much more value than money.

Cryptocurrency has an incredibly bright future, and in turn so does humanity.

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