As a homesteader and sovereigntist opposed to big government and authoritarian control, I'd urge more nuance in your comments around crypto. I believe in the importance of connection to the earth and local community. We share many values. You are certainly correct that many crypto projects are scams, and the concept of a CBDC is one of the most terrifying forms of Orwellian state control you can imagine. But blockchain, as a technology, is the technology of sovereignty. It enables you to hold money outside of institutional control and transact peer-to-peer. Going further, smart contracts enable trustless value exchange and coordination amongst disparate individuals that allow them to throw off the yoke of government control and interference. Happy to discuss more if interested.

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