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Cryptocurrency – Good or Evil?

By now many of you are much familiar with the cryptocurrencies . For starters, Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies ( Wikipedia Article ), built based on the blockchain  ( strong encryption) and used for transactions. Since 2009, bitcoins are widely used in several transactions . How legal are the cryptocurrencies ? Are they being used for good purposes? In one of my previous blogs, we have discussed how money can do good or evil ( Is Money Good or Evil? ) Few countries strictly ban the usage of Cryptocurrency and US impose a capital gain tax for the cryptocurrency. In the United States, the crypto exchanges (traders) are supposed to report the transactions to the IRS . Currently, the value of bitcoin is ~$8000. See the above Graph for the trend (in US Dollars).                 Anything new takes time for everyone to get used to it and the authorities to impose controls. The same applies to the cryptocurrencies. Currently, the controls are not strict, it is hard f

What is my Purpose?

Do you know what is your purpose in this World or Galaxy or Universe…? That brings the next question, “Are we supposed to know our purpose?”, Even if we do, “Are we capable of understanding and recognize our true purpose?”… A lot to think, let me take you through a short journey from my perspective. We always talk about successful people and heroes, but shouldn’t everyone have a purpose? There was this very successful man, who excelled in his trade. One day, an interviewer asked him about his success. He mentioned that his father was a failed businessman and drug addict who didn’t take care of the family and died early. So, the son was determined not to be like his Father and turned his life around. Now, think about it, what was the purpose of his Father?? The perspective differs from person to person. When we study someone (maybe a family member or someone whom we admire or popular personality), we will have different perspectives of their life. There are severa