Developer and blockchain researcher Udi Wertheimer is the newest to wade into this pitched battle. This time, he took goal at “poisonous” Bitcoin maximalists by commenting,
we have to kick the poisonous maxis out good morning
— udiverse (@udiWertheimer) September 20, 2021
Diving into maximalism
“However, there’s additionally just like the subculture of maximalism that appears to consider that, you realize, if anybody else is taken with anything that’s not Bitcoin, then they’re a scammer and so they should be instructed they’re a scammer.”
According to Wertheimer, “they’re scamming individuals, and possibly they’re silly too, and so they’re simply evil and immoral.”
Finding nuance in Ethereum
He additionally mirrored on Bitcoin maximalists who known as Ethereum a rip-off, suggesting that this is likely to be as a result of platform pre-mining its cash.
“…If you’re going to call the whole lot a rip-off, you’re simply going to have a really onerous time to get individuals to see your facet.”
Bitcoin maximalists v. NFTs
Pompliano and Wertheimer additionally analyzed Bitcoin maximalists’ suspicion of NFTs. According to the latter, sooner or later, individuals would possibly care “much less and fewer” in regards to the platforms NFTs used. Taking the Internet for example, Pompliano and Wertheimer mentioned how Google or TikTok customers didn’t need to care about server languages.
“…I believe Bitcoin may be one thing that, you realize, each human on Earth has a specific amount of their portfolio in Bitcoin. I believe [this] is the place Bitcoin must be going. And I believe we will get there. We must do an excellent job of explaining why.”