Does Cypherpunk need a Church?

rysiek rysiek at
Thu Jan 22 13:40:23 PST 2015

Dnia czwartek, 22 stycznia 2015 16:01:20 grarpamp pisze:
> I think this thread was meant to be relatively serious should
> anyone have received revelation or feel divinely inspired to take
> it up. ie: If there are people or higher powers creating churches,
> truly believing and deriving something from attending, marrying,
> preaching, needing, worshiping kopimi, aliens, god[s], or whatever...
> what theological, moral, philosophical, social, even political and other
> areas would the church of cypherpunk/crypto/code comparatively
> reflect/inspire/direct. Great... God of Entropy, full stop, but that makes
> for a pretty thin religion, at least as typical world religions go.
> But sure, if you get it right you could hold the codex in hand, set your
> cart upon encoder wheels, cultivate followers, go crusading and take
> over the world ;-)

And then fuck it all up royally, because religions are based on dogmas and 
dogmas tend to create all sorts of problematic shit as time goes by.

Cypherpunks, as far as I can tell, at least try not to rely on dogmas. So, 
"Cypherpunk Church", to me at least, sounds like an oxymoron.

Michał "rysiek" Woźniak

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