The link for this post is using an archive for the article on The Financial Times' website. An archive has no paywall, no subscription requirement, and can be easier to read. The original article, on The Financial Times' website is:

Don’t believe the ‘maximalists’: bitcoin can’t be separated from crypto https://www.ft.com/content/8143dd85-ed05-4219-916e-922b802fe936


Here's the Tweet that kicks off a pretty good rebuttal thread:

#Bitcoin is NOT crypto.

Here’s my take why, in a point-by-point response to this FT article. 👇👇👇

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https://twitter.com/jemimajoanna/status/1572888015042908163

https://twitter.com/namcios/status/1572927170418454530 [Nitter]


And this is a gem:

Replying to @jemimajoanna

You’ve been FUDing Bitcoin longer than 99.9% of other coins have existed

https://twitter.com/jemimajoanna/status/664405036156497921

https://twitter.com/cryptograffiti/status/1573030164757245952 [Nitter]

I like the last comment in the thread (to paraphrase) "The merge has resulted not in the great flippening, but the floppening". We could also call it the crappening of the biggest shitcoin of them all.

Stephen Livera has a rebuttal, on Bitcoin Magazine:

You Can Believe The Maximalists: Bitcoin Is Separate From Crypto https://stacker.news/items/73119 https://bitcoinmagazine.com/culture/bitcoin-separate-from-crypto