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Bitcoin's announcement

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Hal Finney on the skepticism that greeted Bitcoin

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Tim May's Anarchist Manifesto

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Nick Szabo's Bit gold

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The Bitcoin Whitepaper

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Nick Szabo's article "Shelling Out"

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Nash Equilibrium

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John Maynard Keynes' quote on the 19th century

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Anti fragility

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Example of the use of fake gold

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Deep sea gold mining

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Asteroid mining

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The Hoxne Hoard

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Lindy Effect

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MtGox forensics

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India's Gold Act

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Jevons on the evolution of money

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The Bitcoin pizza sale

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Path dependence

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Josh Brown on buying Bitcoin

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Leigh Drogen on the religious aspect of Bitcoin

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Michael Casey's Speculative Adoption Theory

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Willy Woo's exchange data analysis

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Institutional demand

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Cambridge University benchmarking study

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Wall Street Journal on Bitcoin threatening U.S. monetary policy

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Hyperbitcoinization

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Unit bias

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Hass McCook on Bitcoin energy expenditure

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The environmental impact of gold mining

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Hydroelectric power in China

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Coinshares Bitcoin mining energy study

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Satoshi on Bitcoin's energy usage

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Using Bitcoin to escape Venezuela

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Quantum computing solutions

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Senator Manchin on Bitcoin

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Double spending study

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Coinshares study on geographical distribution of Bitcoin mining

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Paul Volcker fighting inflation

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IMF on the risks of rehypothecation

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The founding of BitMex

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Satoshi's email to Mike Hearn

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Hal Finney on Bitcoin's potential value

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Charles de Gaulle on returning to an indisputable monetary base

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Satoshi on Bitcoin's similarity to gold

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Satoshi on Bitcoin's protocol immutability

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Theymos on the origins of the block size limit

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Hal Finney on the need for second layer payment systems

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