Crypto Ethics
Crypto Ethics

Crypto Ethics

I am a moral philosopher with a soft spot for everything crypto. I´ll try to analyse recent and general ethical topics in the crypto space. Like, comment, follow and feel free to discuss with me.


CRYPTO MYTHBUSTER PART 3: DCA – Is it ok to tell a lie for the greater good?

31 Jan 2022 7 minute read 1 comment Sam from Crypto Ethics

In part 1 & 2 I already talked about Bitcoin as a store of value and index investing in the crypto space. In both cases big names in the crypto community seem to lie to the community or at best don’t know what they are talking about. I suspect that s...

CRYPTO MYTHBUSTER PART 2: Index Investing – Is it ok to tell a lie for the greater good?

7 Jan 2022 8 minute read 1 comment Sam from Crypto Ethics

In my last article I talked about the myth of Bitcoin being a great store of value and established a first part of the ethics of lying: https://www.publish0x.com/crypto-ethics/crypto-mythbuster-part-1-store-of-value-is-it-okay-to-tell-a-xmmwjve This...

CRYPTO MYTHBUSTER PART 1: Store of Value – Is it okay to tell a lie for the greater good?

22 Nov 2021 5 minute read 3 comments Sam from Crypto Ethics

“Bitcoin is a great store of value.” You will hear this sentence on almost every podcast, YouTube show or interview regarding Bitcoin and Crypto. However, it is a lie – Bitcoin is not a great store of value! Bloomberg article BTC as store of value  ...

Is Bitcoin a fairer system that will boost social mobility?

9 Sep 2021 5 minute read 7 comments Sam from Crypto Ethics

  This will be my first article where I react to another article touching the ethics behind Bitcoin. I want to discuss the arguments made in the article and show where the flaws in the argumentation are: https://www.publish0x.com/in-bitcoin-we-trust/...

Is Investing in Cardano helping the world's poor?

30 Jul 2021 5 minute read 5 comments Sam from Crypto Ethics

In my last article I answered the question if Bitcoin is bringing value to the world's poor: https://www.publish0x.com/crypto-ethics/is-bitcoin-generating-value-for-humanity-xdgrzlg "Especially the impact of financial accessibility on poorer populat...

Is Bitcoin generating value for humanity?

8 Jul 2021 4 minute read 3 comments Sam from Crypto Ethics

We discussed the question if buying and holding BTC is bad for the environment and thetefore bad for future generations. If the answer is yes, we still have to check if BTC is generating value, which is greater then the harm it possibly does. Then we...

Is it wrong to buy Bitcoin because of its impact on the environment?

14 Jun 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Sam from Crypto Ethics

This moral question has two layers. We must answer both layers, in order to come to a sound ethical solution. Layer 1: The question about the facts. Does BTC has a negative impact on the environment? - The short term answer to this clearly has to be...

Is it a good idea to buy Bitcoin (BTC) right now?

7 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Sam from Crypto Ethics

The price of BTC dropped below the 200 SMA for 17 days now. Is this the sign  that the bull run is over and the bears take over?Let´s look at 3 different scenarios: 1. The Bull Scenario The low BTC price is due to the recent market manipulation by wh...