If Bitcoin's development hadn't been stifled (on intention), it would have become what Monero is today.
But things went down differently.
Today, Bitcoin is just another surveillance-tool, used against you by the wannabe-controllers of this world.
This is what Monero can do for you:
All benefits mentioned apply to any Monero transaction. You do not require any special knowledge to "activate" them. Simply issue a transaction. Done.
Download the Monero software from getmonero.org
Exit to Monero here:
Keep your Monero address ready, enter the amount of Bitcoin to swap and hit "Exchange".