I’m greatly saddened by the fighting between the two big Bitcoin camps. Even though they don’t have official labels and my own labels may not be fully accurate, I have to use some labels, otherwise my article will make no sense. Bitcoin forum amazon’ll simply label one of the groups “Bitcoin Core”, and the other one “Bitcoin Unlimited”.
HODLer I feel it as my obligation to try to explain to the people interested in Bitcoin why the discord exists, and why it’s pointless to spend time on it. I hope that it will help people deeply think about their own values, and use them productively instead. The conflict is often explained as a governance problem. I think this while there is an element of truth in it, misses the point. The reason for the conflict isn’t a lack of procedures, but an emphasis of the differences in values. The main reason why there is discord is the conservative vs.