2020 was unforgettable, especially for Bitcoin. To help memorialize this year for our readers, we asked our network of contributors to reflect on Bitcoin’s price action, technological development, community growth and more in 2020, and to reflect on what all of this might mean for 2021. These writers responded with a collection of thoughtful and thought-provoking articles. Click here to read all of the stories from our End Of Year 2020 Series.
Congratulations to everyone who made it through 2020.
Nearly everyone was affected in some way by the relentless changes that occured around the world this past year. What was considered a booming economy has taken a massive hit from the results of lockdowns, riots, government restrictions and self-proclaimed leaders who ignore their own mandates. But from these catastrophes, with overbearing politicians and media outlets continuing to distract the masses, a group of individuals came out of this bloody affair stronger and richer.
We must recognize all of the Bitcoiners who continued to stay true to their convictions and values in 2020 during the March 12 selloff at $3,800, to then ride the BTC price all the way to more than $23,000. Take a moment to reflect on your hard work this past year and all of the great people you have bonded with along the way. A special welcome must also be made for all of the newly-minted Bitcoiners who are now part of the 2020 class. You all could not have picked a more opportune time to join the ranks among the Bitcoin elite.
Despite everything that has occurred throughout the year and the disparity between political leanings, it is important to always keep in mind the things that we control as individuals, rather than as a collective. Nobody is going to help you as much as you are willing to help yourself.
Many Bitcoiners have taken this advice to heart in order to avoid being caught up in many of the situations that unraveled throughout 2020. Bitcoin…