The Case for Social Slashing
“You gotta slash the hell outta them” Do you like crypto-philosophy? Do you enjoy battling with ethical conundrums and challenging yourself to find the right answer, when all choices are hard? If so, then you’re in luck. The ethical dilemma of social slashing in Proof-of-Stake presents one of the most interesting conundrums in crypto-philosophy that currently exists. In this piece, I’m going to try to convince you that social slashing is the only correct choice if you care about Ethereum, and why this conundrum is not a sufficient reason to want to walk away from Proof-of-Stake altogether.