Why Bitcoin Is Not Like Anything You’ve Ever Seen Before

“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Bitcoin is so different from anything we’ve ever seen before that it is helpful to newcomers to first show them what it is not. In doing so we often use words that are the opposites of ones we typically use to describe things we are familiar with.

Bitcoin is Not Like Any Organization that Anyone has Ever Encountered Before.

Bitcoin’s Design Rejects All These Common Features of Organizations

These intentional omissions are the genius in its design which makes Bitcoin valuable and indispensable.

What Then is Bitcoin?

There’s Even More That Bitcoin Doesn’t Do

Bitcoin sets out to do one thing and one thing only — to be the best money that humankind has ever had and will ever have and it is uncompromising in its singular mission. In being this Bitcoin makes possible a much brighter future for humankind and the Earth.

Want more? This entire series (plus a 26th bonus article) is available as a pdf or kindle ebook at https://swanbitcoin.com/whybitcoin.

This is article 17 of the Why Bitcoin Series.

Next Up is #18:

Destroying the lies that imprison people