Nothing lasts forever

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We are in the midst of a quiet revolution. Most people haven’t even noticed but the world is moving slowly but surely towards a new system of currencies, assets, and financial platforms.

Money plays a vital role in our lives, it’s literally a matter of life or death and the changes that are coming could completely transform your life for the best or for the worst.

For the first time in history, people have the option of avoiding Fiat currencies and use decentralized cryptocurrencies instead.

Why would anyone do that?

Several reasons.

Inflation


And how this will affect your life

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There are a lot of arguments about Bitcoin lately. On one hand, we have all the FUD created by Elon Musk, China, environmental issues, FBI hacks, etc. On the other hand, we have the FOMO — Scarcity, widespread adoption, El Salvador, hedge funds investing, new use cases in developing countries, miners moving out of China, renewable energy mining, etc.

It seems like we are living in two parallel universes. The FUD hell and the FOMO paradise. …


What does this mean for Bitcoin?

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Amazon is seeking a Blockchain lead in order to build “Business use cases across Defi”. This might be dismissed by some as irrelevant but quite the opposite, it is a big deal.

When a giant like Amazon starts spreading its tentacles across the Defi world is because they understand the potential for growth this disruptive technology holds.

How exactly they plan to enter this market is unclear but, in any case, the backing of the technology industry could boost worldwide adoption for this new asset class.

More companies, investment funds and even whole countries are embracing crypto and finding use…


Looking for a safe haven?

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There are many reasons not to invest in Bitcoin — It’s risky, an unproven technology, a speculative asset, not backed by a central bank, with high energy use, the money of criminals, etc. But there are also many reasons to invest in it, the main one being:

Everything else is shit.

Wherever you look around you see dollars, bonds, inflated stocks, illiquid property, and so on. Where else can you put your money nowadays that is secure, keeps up with inflation and is liquid?

Nowhere.

It is always a good idea to diversify but when you look around there is…


Why you should listen to him

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Ray Dalio, the billionaire Chief Investment Officer of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, has dropped the bomb. According to him, cash, and more specifically the US dollar, is trash.

Why is he saying this? Is he right to think this way? And more importantly, what does it mean for the rest of us who live paycheck to paycheck?

He is clearly referring to the dramatic increase in money supply produced by the Fed and all the money printing. …


Revisiting the muse 14 years later

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In 2007 I was at Chicago’s Barnes and Noble Bookstore when I came across an interesting title: “The 4-hour workweek”

I sat down and started browsing its contents eagerly and quickly realized OMG! This is the shit!

I got the book, read it, highlighted it, took hundreds of notes from it, and decided to incorporate as much as I could into my daily life.

That led me into a rabbit hole of internet searches, similar books, podcasts, and forums that changed my perspective on the world. …


And why this changes everything

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During the 2021 Bitcoin conference held in Miami, there has been a number of important announcements, mostly positive. But the one that didn’t go unnoticed is the announcement from El Salvador’s president, Nayib Bukele, about the adoption of Bitcoin as legal tender.

This might sound like hype, irrelevant, or even untrue to some media, but it is not. The implications of this are huge and the ripple effects of this decision will be resonating for a long time.

This is history in the making.

Bitcoin has many enemies. It takes power away from governments and banks but they can’t just…


Scaremongering in the age of inflation

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Bitcoin has plenty of detractors. When they can’t find a flaw in the system, they make up stories to stir up Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt.

Years ago, the narrative was “the currency of criminals”. When that didn’t hold water, due to the fact that Bitcoin is traceable unlike cash, they had to make up more stories to prove them right.

For months, we’ve been listening to self-proclaimed experts accusing BTC of being too centralized in China and also for being a “dirty” currency.

It is true that 80% of mining was done in China until recently and also it’s true…


Welcome to 2041 where the future is yours

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Times are moving fast. It’s easy to be oblivious to the undergoing changes and disruptive technologies but it. The world is changing faster than ever and the speed is only speeding up.

Nobody could see the internet, smartphones, or amazon coming and yet, here they are, disrupting every other industry and transforming our lives beyond recognition.

We have seen nothing yet. The future will bring exponential changes and get rid of many technologies, processes, and habits we now take for granted.

Legacy systems will cease to exist the way dinosaurs became extinct. …


Too much safety can kill you

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Lately, I find myself in conversations in which somebody asks: “but, isn’t that risky?”

To which I reply: ”compared to what?”

Safety is one of those things that is deeply ingrained in our minds and influences our decisions often in negative ways.

Playing safe might seem like the sensible option but, is it really? This usually comes from fear. We don’t want to make mistakes, we don’t want to look like fools, and we don’t want to risk whatever we think we have achieved already.

This is understandable, but we should be able to differentiate between irrational fears and being…

Alberto Guerrero

Student of life. Trying to make sense of it all, be happy and help others achieve their dreams. Join me at: albertotheauthor@gmail.com

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