Wintermute CEO Evgeny Gaevoy suggests that Ethereum (CRYPTO:ETH) leaders like Vitalik Buterin and Hayden Adams face a significant contradiction in their approach, torn between advocating for capitalism or socialism within the blockchain ecosystem.

Gaevoy argues that while some aim to build products for positive societal change, they also pursue profit-maximising strategies, leading to ideological conflicts.

He highlights Buterin and Adams' recent comments on celebrity memecoins, with Buterin emphasising the importance of projects contributing value to society, while Adams suggests redirecting profits to social causes.

Gaevoy asserts that blockchain technology inherently supports capitalist systems, adding to the dilemma faced by Ethereum's leadership.

Despite differing viewpoints, Gaevoy believes Ethereum's future success hinges on resolving this ideological divide.