Published on November 14th, 2017 | by bitcoin0
You will get my Bitcoin When You Pry It From My Cold, Dead Hands
The reason it’s underappreciated, I suspect, is that like privacy, autonomy is one of those qualities no one cherishes – until it’s gone.
Stepping back, “be your own bank” is a favorite slogan of the early cryptocurrency adopters.
After all, people still cook for themselves (an activity that involves knives, fire and sometimes animal bacteria!)
The historical significance of this innovation – self-sovereign money – was explained beautifully in a blog post by Nathan Cook, a bitcoin user in Tel Aviv.
But it’s a damn good reason to be thankful bitcoin exists in the world.