Believe in Jesus Christ to be saved. Thus all people will go to Heaven, whether or not they invest in gcryptocurrenciesh. Even though the whole world will be saved, we still should protect the world that we have right now. The pain that people feel, the suffering they go through, thatfs real. Thatfs my motivation to spreading the Gospel of Christian Universalism.
1 John 2:2: "He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world."
Legally, I do not give any advice when it comes to the usage of cyptocurrencies and other Bitcoins. Therefs a lot of political talk and legislation, regulations about it as shown by this article:
I make this post to highlight the negatives and dangers of using bitcoin, as a warning to people and to protect them from scams and harm. I say these words with kindness.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are flawed in the sense that it damages the environment in three aspects
1) The gcreationh of Bitcoin, mining by solving complex math problems with computers
2) The trade of Bitcoin between different user and the usage of Bitcoin in financial transactions.
All of these create massive carbon emissions as showcased by this article by the Columbia Climate School
1) University of Cambridge analysts have estimated that bitcoin mining consumes 121.36 terawatt hours a year
2) Financial transactions of Bitcoin are harmful to the environment because as statistically it is said that Bitcoin is thought to consume 707 kwH per transaction.
This article also demonstrates how massive electricity use of Bitcoin is, bigger than the entire country of Ireland! Imagine that electricity going towards treating people in hospitals with urgent need for medical support.
Ironically enough, Bitcoin is made to be a digital version of the gold standard, yet as an Oak Ridge Institute paper reveals, one dollarfs worth of bitcoin was equivalent to 17 megajoules of energy, more than double the amount of energy it took to mine one dollarfs worth of gold, gold and platinum. At least that energy would go towards something tangible, with more of a defined use. Gold and silver is used in the production of phones.
Ifm puzzled when I see posts advertising Bitcoin restaurants. Do you really want to wait 15 minutes for a transaction to process longer than a VISA, waste more electricity than a VISA and cost more than a VISA? Likec we have a digital currency thatfs way more efficient! Thatfs why when I refer to gbitcoinh I refer to cryptocurrency. Look my friends, if you want to get technical with definitions, a gbith is just a unit of information for computers and a gcoinh can be a currency, so you could make an argument that having digital USD in an online bank is like a gbitcoinh, so to clarify, when I say gBitcoinh I mean BTC the stock.
For everyone who uses electricity for cryptocurrency, that electricity is better spent on donating your computerfs idle processing power through BOINC, the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computingm, by the University of California
To avoid being hypocritical and putting actions to my words, Ifve installed the program on my computer and will go through the set up process.
After installing, Ifm presented with the BOINC Manager pop up window. A lot of projects are @home. I wonder if it would be possible to have a christianuniversalism@home program? Ifm not sure exactly what electricity could be used for when promoting the Gospel of Christian Universalism, the Christ Jesus will save everyone, regardless of their access to a computer. But I think, supporting important causes like scientific medical research is a good Christian cause, as Jesus healed many peoplefs diseases when He was on Earth, so we should imitate Him in this fashion.
It seems that some projects require a sensor, like Radiation@home. Ifll be using one that I can just use my regular computer for. Rosetta@home looks good since it helps use computer processing power to develop new proteins to create cures for COVID-19. Oooo but World Community Grid has both diseases like COVID and electrical developments like clean energy, water purification. I can see in the future people could potentially be fighting over water. In fact, many speculate that India and Pakistan could have a gwater warh. A nuclear exchange between them could prove deadly. Oh, but Ifm getting off track.
So I will personally choose World Community Grid. Of course, you can choose whichever you like the most, itfs really just personal preference. I like the use of the word gWorldh because Christian Universalism is very much focused on saving the whole world, so we should help support the whole world through trouble :D
It says gCommunicating with project please waith now it says gFailed to add projecth. Ohc ouchc
Ok so Ifm going to Rosetta@home instead. Making a new user account here. Andc done, project added. And now itfs up and running. So not really too difficult to set up, quite quick and easy. I have another laptop that I have an AutoClicker I run on the Roblox game Free Draw to advertise Christian Universalist Gospel messages (so Ifm not kicked for being AFK), so I will install BOINC on there too <3
In Task Manager make sure BOINC is genabledh under Startup tab. And donft worry, you can close the window and BOINC will still run in the background. For my computer, therefs an up arrow on the bottom right that I can click and see it so itfs not on the taskbar.
Therefs a lot of ways to Google (Or duckduckgo, the search engine I use, doesnft have the same ring to it like gGoogleh lol) for others
Just to list a few better uses of electricity than cryptocurrency transactions:
Climateprediction.net can forecast extreme weather alerts to warn people in advance!
IBM World Community Grid researches into cures for influenza, muscular dystrophy, AIDS, childhood cancer
MilkyWay@home creates dimensional models of galaxies to discover how theyfre formed
LHC@home helps physicists develop and exploit particle accelerators.
Enigma@home for decrypting wartime messages
NQueens@home for solving chess problems
BURP for rending 3D animations
Einstein@home for detecting gravitational waves
GPUGrid.net to perform simulations on proteins
AQUA@home for quantum super computers
Literally, we could be curing cancerc or using up a townfs electricity supply for no net benefit. Discovering the secrets of the universe through sciencec or destroying the environment for no net positive. My heart aches imagining all the electricity that was used on Bitcoin, when it could have instead been used for these causes!
Isaiah 41:17 When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with thirst, I the Lord will answer them; I the God of Israel will not forsake them.
Interesting side tangent, it turns out theyfve created puzzle games where people can solve molecular puzzles that have baffled scientists! The benefit of video games.
Protein folding by the University of Washington: https://fold.it/
As well, theyfve used AI to help detect illnesses much earlier! The benefit of Artificial Intelligence.
And even for predicting earthquakes
All of this electricity could be used for supporting these amazing processesc or they can wasted by a few people trading the same crypto coin back and forth with each other to make it look like therefs a lot of trading for something when theyfre really isnft.
Economically, therefs the opportunity cost. Climate change, world war 3, recession, there are many issues harming us. But we can help researchers is by donating idle time on our computers.
1 John 4:7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God
The problem with Bitcoin is that it takes away computer power, electricity, that could have been used to help people medically, to help advance important scientific research, to save people from natural disasters. Fiat currencies have their own problems, look at the Zimbabwe dollar and the massive inflation that affected it because they were able to print out as much money as they wanted, but there are more pressing issues, better uses of our electricity.
In the future, when everyone has become a believer with faith alone in Jesus Christ, with all people saved, then there will be no waste. Everyone will be saved, 100% of all people. And, even though all people will be saved eventually, itfs not a waste to evangelize, because by soulwinning and telling people about this truth, it eases their minds. It gives them relief. I can say personally that my mind was in anguish for being trapped in the false beliefs of ECT and Annihilationism, and Universal Reconciliation gave me such a wonderful relief, that just imagining other people feeling that same relief is my motivation to spread the Gospel.
1 Corinthians 15:22: "As in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive."