No Matter the Facts, Bitcoiners Cling to the Crypto Creed (CapX)
Much like in other ideological echo chambers, the ideals of the typically nerdy and vaguely libertarian crypto-enthusiasts are well-cemented and impervious to empirical reality. Beyond the central dispute over cryptocurrencies’ ability to satisfy our monetary needs, one of the biggest problems is the tendency of Bitcoin promoters to simply make things up. Data doesn’t matter. Stats don’t matter. Theory or logic doesn’t matter. Whatever helps the cause must be right. [...] For those pushing bitcoin, the accuracy of the claims they make is not the point – only the story matters.