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There is a fight for the soul of Bitcoin.

Satoshi Nakamoto's vision of personal freedom confronts one of state control.

"The Satoshi Revolution" argues passionately for Liberty by championing the political and economic emancipation inherent in Bitcoin while exposing the specifics of how the state and central banking system oppress the average person.

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Wendy McElroy: Satoshi Revolution – Afterword

Satoshi Revolution - Afterword
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Afterword by Wendy McElroy I meant to end this book by discussing the blockchain’s impact on physical violence, on crimes of violence. I can’t. I don’t think there is an impact. I don’t know how the blockchain can prevent...

Wendy McElroy: From Drugs to Gold and Prostitution, the Blockchain Minimizes Violence

From Drugs to Gold and Prostitution, the Blockchain Minimizes Violence
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 9 From Drugs to Gold and Prostitution, the Blockchain Minimizes Violence The most obvious objection to relying on self-defense...and restitution to prevent and rectify rights violations, is that these measures...

Wendy McElroy: Avoiding Fraud by Going Crypto-Anarchist

Avoiding Fraud By Going Crypto-Anarchist
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 8 Avoiding Fraud By Going Crypto-Anarchist A transfer on the blockchain is a simplistic peer-to-peer contract, which memorializes the terms for those involved and is seen to be valid by...

Wendy McElroy: Don’t Smash the State, Bypass the State

Don’t Smash the State, Bypass the State
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 7 Crypto Justice: Don’t Smash the State, Bypass the State. The 19th century individualist-anarchist Benjamin Tucker referred to anarchism as “society by contract.” The contracts could express any exchange, from leases...

Wendy McElroy: How the Blockchain Provides Private Justice

How the Blockchain Provides Private Justice
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 6 How the Blockchain Provides Private Justice The key to...an anarcho-capitalist court system is found in the concept of a "personal judiciary". ...The courts' purpose is to enable men to...

Wendy McElroy: Crypto As Propriety Justice And A Solution To Private Violence

Crypto as Propriety Justice and a Solution to Private Violence
Crypto As Propriety Justice And A Solution To Private Violence by Wendy McElroy The libertarian view is that human actors are self-owners and these self-owners are capable of appropriating unowned scarce resources by Lockean homesteading − some type of first use or embordering activity. Obviously, an...

Wendy McElroy: In a Stateless Society Crypto is Law and Justice

In a Stateless Society Crypto is Law and Justice
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 4 In a Stateless Society, Crypto is Law and Justice The economic analysis of crime starts with one simple assumption: Criminals are rational. A mugger is a mugger...because that profession...

Wendy McElroy: Crypto Anarchism and Civil Society – The Technology is the Revolution

Crypto Anarchism and Civil Society - The Technology is the Revolution
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 3 Crypto Anarchism and Civil Society. The Technology is the Revolution. by Wendy McElroy Not only is democracy mystical nonsense, it is also immoral. If one man has no right to...

Wendy McElroy: The Double C-Word in the Private Sector

The Double C Word in the Private Sector
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 2 The Double C-Word in the Private Sector The first rule of the politics of fear is that if you want to make something sound scarier than it actually is,...

About the Author



Wendy McElroy is a Canadian individualist anarchist and individualist feminist. She was a co-founder of the Voluntaryist magazine and modern movement in 1982, and has authored over a dozen books, scripted dozens of documentaries, worked several years for FOX News and written hundreds of articles in periodicals ranging from scholarly journals to Penthouse. She has been a vocal defender of WikiLeaks and its head Julian Assange.