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"Soviet"? The Cold War is over, Russia is now a capitalist country run by Christians rather than atheists, and her… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

For vast majority of monetary metal history folks used the metals themselves. Only came to use IOUs (bank notes) be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Property rights: the key to economic development (O'Driscoll & Hoskins)"It is only because the control of the mea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Some ancestors of Lightning: perhaps there are still a few things we can learn from themDigital Silk Road:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Nick Szabo
Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

If a school is so unsafe they even think they need this technology, it is too unsafe to send kids to period. twitter.com/STOPSpyingNY/s…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Power corrupts, and unprecedented global power has corrupted the unelected U.S. deep state unprecedentedly.(ht Lo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

There is demand for scarce supply. It's a big part of the desiderata people generally want out of money and collect… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Among other uses, Bitcoin is a vehicle for patience and thoughtfulness. If you already know what you want to consum… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Margaret Thatcher, ladies and gentlemen. twitter.com/maxtannahill/s…

Nick Szabo
Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Enforcing climate treaties.Alas, the side that burns the most fossil fuels will win the war. Solar-powered tanks… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Governments that violate rights vote for the countries in the worst position to object about anybody else's violati… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Bitcoin behaves like money behaved for millennia, before the radical, reckless, recent, yet ubiquitous experiment i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

The consensus protocol which caused the Bitcoin revolution happens inside thousands of computers. "Social consens… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Blockchain tech is trust minimized, not trustless, and according to several influential blockchain designers it sho… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Almost the entire universe is free from human bias. There are ways to minimize the bias of things made by people an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Multitudes and charlatans have entered the cryptocurrency and smart contract spaces who not only lack cypherpunk se… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Decentralization is only a means towards the key to blockchain value, trust minimization, which brings a host of be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Few are obviously evil so it takes outsiders time to recognize, but now I can't deny the evidence: claiming immutab… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Few are obviously evil so it takes outsiders time to recognize, but now I can't deny the evidence: claiming immutab… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

What happens when you substitute cops for actual financial security protocols. twitter.com/goretsky/statu…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

Great observations. Our political & regulatory systems work very differently than you were taught in civics class.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

"Impeachment" by secret "evidence", secret "witnesses", and secret hearings. They successfully corrupted the secret… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Nick Szabo@NickSzabo4

"Allies" meaning the U.S. has helped them on their territory at huge cost in blood & money, but they've never helpe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"We began to walk upright on two feet maybe between 6 and 4 million years ago. Brains ... don’t start to get large… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…