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April 17th, 2016

@ryanxcharles Income tax is punishment for finding the path to wealth. Property tax is punishment for succeeding in spite of income tax.

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@1cyrilblanc1 some day… unfortunately I’m already in the midst of my next coindesk article + an analytics project + a speaking engagement

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8) My request to Bitcoin enthusiasts discussing proposals to improve the system is that you first ask yourself: “What would Hal do?”

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7) I mention all of this today because I’m observing more Bitcoin community members acting like the first respondents to Satoshi.

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6) Years later, Hal reflected back upon the early days of Bitcoin: bitcointalk.org/index.php?topi…

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5) Hal went on to become the second miner after Satoshi, received the first bitcoin transaction, & reported several bugs that Satoshi fixed.

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4) Eventually, along comes Hal Finney, who takes an optimistic view. mail-archive.com/cryptography%4… pic.twitter.com/mtaFJof5EN

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3) Second response: “honest nodes won’t control the network. Bad guys with zombie farms will take it over.” pic.twitter.com/RnN0mRNhuq

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2) Analyze the tone and viewpoints of the respondents. The very first response: “your system doesn’t scale.” pic.twitter.com/BdM1uMAfYV

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1) I recommend that every Bitcoin enthusiast reads Satoshi’s original announcement email thread in its entirety: goo.gl/z3HkoK

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