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What Poisonous Bitcoin Maximalism Means To Onlookers – Bitcoin Journal



That is an opinion editorial by Boomer, a long-time and lively member of the monetary independence/retire early (FIRE) motion and a contributor for Bitcoin Journal.

I used to be lately impressed after studying Tomer Strolight’s piece, “Bitcoiners Are Not Poisonous — They Have Integrity.”

For context, I learn it a number of days after Nic Carter’s “scenario” actually exploded on Twitter, and Strolight’s article actually resonated with me. To be clear, I’ve a substantial amount of respect for Carter and all the great work he’s achieved for the Bitcoin neighborhood, particularly the work he’s achieved to debunk the power worry, uncertainty and doubt on the market. Like him or hate him, he actually is likely one of the most necessary voices Bitcoin has within the power and mining house. Over the previous few weeks, he’s been taking it on the chin from many individuals in the neighborhood for investments in “blockchain” and “crypto” firms via his enterprise capital funding agency, Fortress Island Ventures. In his protection, he’s been very clear about his investments in these initiatives, speaking about them fairly overtly on his “On The Brink” podcast for not less than a 12 months. In retaliation to the criticism, Carter has written a number of articles and appeared on a number of podcasts the place he’s punched again on the critics, calling out a vocal group within the Bitcoin house often known as “poisonous Bitcoin Maximalists” or derogatorily “poisonous maxis.” I don’t intend to go over precisely what was stated about him or what he stated again, however the entire thing has gotten fairly ugly. On this humble pleb’s opinion, it feels infantile. It may be a symptom of the bear market that folks in Bitcoin are turning on one another, or perhaps it’s the Bitcoin immune system doing its job.



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