This is an opinion editorial by Aleks Svetski, author of “The UnCommunist Manifesto,” founder of The Bitcoin Times and Host of the “Wake Up Podcast with Svetski.”Bitcoin or nothingIts times like this when a little written copium, mixed with some philosophically-infused hopium is simply what the physician ordered.Svetski is here to provide this cure for your disorders and sadness. This mixture is for my bros and sisters in the recent Bitcoin classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021. Welcome.This is the minute where you make your bitcoin. Inheriting the world via first-mover advantage on bitcoin was never ever going to come easy, and every one of these episodes is a chance for you to not just stack some cheap sats, but truly build conviction.The former is a great perk, but the latter is what develops character.In this short piece, I will venture to advise you why we are all here.We are not the same.Most flexibility- and wealth-LARPing people will be running for the hills right about now, with their tails tucked between their legs. They shall be trading their energy money for bathroom tissue, federal government- or central-bank-issued amusing money.Its an unbelievable sight to behold.But … Those who do not, those of you who remain, are going to be created into something more powerful and profound.I am writing this for you, since I and many others have actually walked this very same course. We are still in the early stages of what shall be a multi-decade struggle in which the old empire of lies must be changed with a timechain of reality. The world can not go on as it is. The center and the central coordinators can not hold.You are finally going to have a chance to become a Bitcoiner. Now is your chance to earn your way into the Bitcoin hall of fame, and I do not mean some public record composed on some wall. I suggest the laying of a structure for generational wealth.We are still in the heat of the fight. What the world needs more of now is battle-hardened Bitcoiners with conviction, who will not, under any scenario, yield to the enemy.That enemy is multi-faceted. It includes the get-rich-quick plans of the shitcoin space, the incorrect gods of the fiat state and the deceptive machinations of the central banking cartels. Each conspire to turn you into either a battery, a Judas, an Ephialtes of Trachis or merely a mindless blob of gray goo to be molded into whatever fits the hysteria of the moment.Your job is to withstand. The only concern is, what will you choose to do? Source.The Intolerant MinorityBitcoin is not going anywhere because you and I are not going anywhere. Bitcoin is unyielding because you and I are unyielding. If Bitcoin sinks, we change it into a submarine and we keep going. We find a method to resurface.There is no strategy C. To take the island, you burn the fucking boats.None of this is novel, its simply our generations version of the struggle. The mind of the victor remains the exact same. No one is going to dedicate their lives to the “printing of euros by the ECB.” However many will devote their lives to the establishment of a techno-sociological phenomenon that roots the scorecard for the product of our labor into the universal currency (energy). That inherent advantage is what makes us various to both the lemmings and the parasites, the previous who are oblivious to whats going on, while the latter wish to maintain the status quo due to the fact that they get to pull the levers.The intolerant minority wins, because they shall not yield. Time is always on our side. We may not have the numbers, but we have the benefit of the gravity of truth. The Empire of Lies needs to battle entropy. It will lose.Lock up your bitcoin, make it difficult to touch, and watch what happens. Earning ItWhen I composed about the 42 reasons to sell your bitcoin in January 2022, I was very clear about what this year was going to look like. Im not even sure I consider what were going through a “bearish market.” At worst, its a periodic phase within a wider up-cycle. In either case it is unimportant, since it serves but one function; earning your bitcoin.”42 Reasons to sell your Bitcoin:1. If you think it wont go lower: Then youre in for an impolite awakening. Offer your bitcoin.2. If you think it will not go higher: Then what are you even doing here?Sell your bitcoin.3. If you believe in 14-year-old tea-leave analysts with big Twitter accounts: If this is the basis upon which you purchased bitcoin, then you need to certainly sell it all. Drawing lines on a screen assists you understand “why bitcoin” simply as much as watching somebody else train at the fitness center assists you reduce weight … 23. If you think $69,000 was the top: Then you need to sell it.24. If you think $600 to $300 is any various from $60,000 to $30,000: Then you cant do math … so you must offer it.25. If you believe $42,000 was the bottom: Then you must sell it.26. If youre still viewing Real Vision: Then fuck me … youre certainly beyond assistance or reason. These clowns have actually been right once in 10 years and youre still seeing them?I suggest you not just offer your bitcoin, however buy some BSV, make a poster of Raoul, put it on your wall, take an image, make an NFT and pretend like you just made some development in Web 3.0 … 40. That transforming the world was going to be simple: If you desired salvation and thought it would come with no sacrifice, if you thought that winning was going to be a walk in the park which we were not going to need to make this over years of ridicule, then Im sorry, you were seriously mistaken.If you think that The Great Transition would somehow be a Kumbaya where we all hold hands and avoid gladly onto a Bitcoin standard, then youre about as deluded as the next main coordinator and I would choose that you simply quit now. Go draw unicorns and develop smart contracts on Ethereum.Over here in Bitcoin, we require warriors: The 300, not the Arcadians … 42. If you think Im joking: No I am not.I get really happy when bitcoin drops, not since I get to buy more cheap corn (thats great to have, however $20,000 differences now indicate fuck all later on), however because it shakes out all the lemmings and losers.A new elite is forming, and one whose core concepts and character is different from the masses that preceded them.”Your focus today must be on a couple of basic things: Earn. Increase capital, earn earnings, utilize the excess to accumulateLearn. Increase knowledge, earn your conviction, use it to accumulateDevelop thick skin. Every cynic, taleb-ass-licking and lemming loser is going to come out of the woodwork to tell you: “I informed you so, its going to zero.” This is the minute where you get to genuinely find how much of a specific you are, and whether or not you would be the one standing on the side of fact and stability when times get tough.Number three is a direct corollary to the question of whether or not you wouldve been a camp guard. As Jordan Peterson says, the majority of people would have simply “complied with” because its much easier to opt for the crowd or the dominating narrative. Compliance and obedience is the mark of the masses.The Remnant are those who cultivate and forge the monster within. They are those who can say “no” to the false narrative, and stand their ground not because someone told them to, however because its the right, truthful and genuine thing to do.In ClosingThis is where identity is built, and as Tony Robbins would say, the greatest force in the human psyche is the need to stay consistent with ones identity.Now is the time to forge the identity of the Bitcoiner. The Remnant. The intolerant minority. He or she who shall not yield.It reminds me of the well-known line by King Leonidas of the Spartans.”What is your profession?”Who shall you pick to be?Are you an Arcadian, or a Spartan? Its great to be either, today is the time to pick. Another fast excerpt from “Why You Should Sell Your Bitcoin”:”This journey is an initiation rite. Its not about getting rich, and its not even about a tradition. Its about building a fucking dynasty.Cheap sats are a perk, but it goes far beyond that.Its about unevenly dispersing bitcoin into the hands of those who get it, who care and who are willing to increase with the rocket or down with the ship.These shakeouts imply that the future kings, emperors, gods and lords will have more.Whilst the parasites, servants and lemmings will have less.We are going back to the age of greatness.Bitcoin falling in cost sharply, on a regular basis eliminates all the shitcoiners and get-rich-quick sub-humans so that the royals, nobles and pure bloods can collect.Nature is healing.This is what it looks like.And as Randy Savage would state … You may not like it, however accept it.”This is your chance to viscerally learn that the only monetary procedure that counts is how much bitcoin you have. If you have more today than you did the other day or last week, you are winning.The “exchange rate” between bitcoin and other systems of account is unimportant, since each of those systems are transient in nature. What matters is the outright territory you can amass on the Bitcoin network and your percentage of the overall units of energy cash available.If you can master this state of mind, your descendants will have a foundation upon which to construct. Nobody can help you.This is the biggest time in human history to be alive if you do not. Do not squander it. Revel in the discomfort. Accept it. Let it forge you into something greater.You are a Bitcoiner in the making.WelcomeThis is a visitor post by Aleks Svetski, author of “The UnCommunist Manifesto,” creator of The Bitcoin Times and host of “The Wake Up Podcast.” Viewpoints revealed are totally their own and do not always show those of BTC Inc or Bitcoin Magazine.
Inheriting the world via first-mover advantage on bitcoin was never ever going to come easy, and each one of these episodes is an opportunity for you to not just stack some inexpensive sats, but really build conviction.The previous is a good perk, however the latter is what builds character.In this short piece, I will endeavor to advise you why we are all here.We are not the same.Most liberty- and wealth-LARPing people will be running for the hills right about now, with their tails tucked in between their legs. If Bitcoin sinks, we transform it into a submarine and we keep going. Making ItWhen I wrote about the 42 factors to offer your bitcoin in January 2022, I was really clear about what this year was going to look like. If you think it wont go higher: Then what are you even doing here?Sell your bitcoin.3. That transforming the world was going to be easy: If you desired redemption and believed it would come with no sacrifice, if you believed that winning was going to be a walk in the park and that we were not going to have to earn this over years of ridicule, then Im sorry, you were gravely mistaken.If you think that The Great Transition would somehow be a Kumbaya where we all hold hands and skip gladly onto a Bitcoin standard, then youre about as deluded as the next main coordinator and I would prefer that you simply provide up now.