Bitcoin is inhumane, anti-social, has selfish qualities and as a social project is absolutely doomed to fail. A nice clickbait-like opening of course but follow me in my thinking and you will probably discover, like me, that there is truth to this statement. Bitcoin is preached by its proponents as if it were a religion. Hosanna stories abound, negative comments are responded to in the sense that you are too dumb to understand what it is about, and opponents are dismissed as if they were the personification of the old evil capitalist system.
This story will be a simplified explanation of what Bitcoin and Blockchain are about. How did it originate and what drove the innovators behind this project to develop this creative system? It is an attempt to educate the reader about Bitcoin and Blockchain.
We get a lot of questions about cryptocurrencies and Blockchain, with this document we try to motivate the reader to learn more about these topics. They are fascinating topics and will be part of everyone’s daily activities, consciously or subconsciously.