professor rat pro2rat at
Sat Nov 21 18:44:08 PST 2020

those occasions where the short-seller ends up winning offer invaluable signals on how society should better allocate resources.

"… bitcoin should essentially be viewed as a massive short position against the entire financial system. (Even bigger than the “The Big Short.”)

I’ve been shorting out capitalism since the early noughties - saying it " I’m shorting out capitalism ". Check it - its gold.

If you’re long on cryptoanarchism, you are positioned to benefit if the present system of governance on which the entire world depends for poor security and inadequate well-being collapses. This was known from before 1991. Thirty years ago!

Cypherpunks collapse governments.
Subject: Everyone a remailer: Everyone a Mint: Everyone an assassin
Strong-crypto, digital money, anonymous networks, pseudonyms, zero- knowledge proofs, reputations, information-markets, netwar, collapse-of-governments.

Mike Huben puts it this way - the entire USG will merely go underground like the Bolshevik bank-robbers of 1905. Don’t laugh!

“… What he misses is that his system, if tolerated, would merely force government to operate secretly rather than openly…”
JIM foresaw this - Part Six
Fully recognizing this, another (and far more credible) person thought a while, and in a proud revelation suggested that one way that the establishment would “fight back” is to convert to a government that is based on fully decentralized authority …"

No need for any anarchists to ever break into a sweat providing best-practice Swedish-style socialist benefits to the masses.
That’s the last desperate ploy of todays neo-liberal, nation-states. As if that will save them!

It may buy them enough time to get to CYPHERPUNK 2027 - IF ( big IF) they are lucky!

ECONOMIC Girly-men clutch their pearls and make a beeline for the fainting-couch at first mention of revolution. But that " Big Short " movie only covered a minor recession. The Spanish Civil war took place during the Great Depression. Those anarchists were not afraid of economic ruins. They carried a new-world-order in their hearts. And now that dream is fast becoming a globalized reality!

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