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Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 10:00 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
I won't suggest that you make a contribution to...

I won't suggest that you make a contribution to Wikipedia since you didn't understand what you read.

The Wiki article confirmed exactly what was in my post.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 08:20 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,185
Posted By psionl0
It occurs to me that it would be better if...

It occurs to me that it would be better if instead of the PM, it was the Federal Executive Council that appointed and removed the Head of State. This might blunt criticism that the PM has too much...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Today, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
Why? Because God of Gaps is "bad"?

Why? Because God of Gaps is "bad"?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 07:41 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
You can say that if you wish but it doesn't make...

You can say that if you wish but it doesn't make the system indeterministic. That could only happen if you knew the exact state of every part of the system but still couldn't accurately predict its...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 07:30 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
I don't know which books you are reading but...

I don't know which books you are reading but Heisenberg originally postulated that it was an "observer effect" (interference by the measuring instrument) that prevented us from knowing precisely the...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Today, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
Your problem is that you don't know anything...

Your problem is that you don't know anything about bitcoin and that is why you are desperately clinging onto a bad review like this without daring to analyze the content.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 05:24 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
Your Galton Board YouTube showed a classic...

Your Galton Board YouTube showed a classic example of an apparently chaotic system that nevertheless was totally deterministic (or it would be if we were able to make all of the necessary...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 05:15 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
The uncertainty principle simply says that there...

The uncertainty principle simply says that there is a limit to the accuracy of what we can measure. It is not some magical concept that brings in mysterious forces.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Today, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
What explanations?

What explanations?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 02:43 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
I am not trying to "wrangle" anything. I am just...

I am not trying to "wrangle" anything. I am just trying to correct your apparent misconception that chaos is synonymous with indeterminism. The universe can be chaotic but still deterministic.

In...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 01:16 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
You seem to believe that these are signs of...

You seem to believe that these are signs of indeterminism.

Aspects of the universe may appear chaotic but only because we don't have enough knowledge to predict these behaviours adequately. The...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 12:08 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
You are conflating predictability with...

You are conflating predictability with determinism. They are two different things.

We can not predict the result of a "fair" coin toss nor where a ball will land on a Galton Board. But this is not...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
You obviously haven't studied the fields of...

You obviously haven't studied the fields of knowledge involved. You are just making stuff up.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Yesterday, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
That is just an opinion piece and is not immune...

That is just an opinion piece and is not immune to scrutiny just because the ECB is a "legitimate" authority.

Most of the so called "experts" in finance haven't dealt with bitcoin before and, like...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
:confused: There is a difference?

:confused: There is a difference?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 07:33 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
Why do you call these processes "random"? ...

Why do you call these processes "random"?


You are so not describing "free will".

Under identical circumstances, the "chaos" would happen again in exactly the same way. And natural events...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 05:56 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
Which processes are they?

Which processes are they?
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
This is just appeal to authority.

This is just appeal to authority.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
Maybe you are conflating the ability to make...

Maybe you are conflating the ability to make decisions with having "free-will" because I fail to see how a brain could ever evolve into anything more than a computer in a deterministic universe.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
It is unbelievable how many people new to this...

It is unbelievable how many people new to this thread think that mentioning "tulips" is somehow clever.

They are basically saying that there was a failed investment 400 years ago therefore bitcoin...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 04:21 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
No, once you start invoking the super natural,...

No, once you start invoking the super natural, the rules of secular programming no longer apply. The presumption becomes that humans have free will because God gave them free will.


How a human...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 03:00 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
Even for a human being that question would be...

Even for a human being that question would be moot - unless part of the human programming came from outside of the universe or if more than firing synapses were involved in human decision making.
...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 02:13 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 1,960
Posted By psionl0
A sufficiently complex robot can be programmed to...

A sufficiently complex robot can be programmed to appear to have free will by incorporating a random number generator into its programming.

Otherwise, every bit of code it executes and every...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 30th November 2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
So somebody on the internet confirms your bias?...

So somebody on the internet confirms your bias? Good for you.

BTW If that person on the internet claims that "real Bitcoin transactions are cumbersome, slow and expensive" then you can be sure...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 30th November 2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
Obviously you are the one who needs to read their...

Obviously you are the one who needs to read their own posts. :rolleyes:
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 29th November 2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
Rubbish! That sentence was in direct response to...

Rubbish! That sentence was in direct response to the claim that " bitcoin doesn't need an exchange to exist".


:jaw-dropp
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 28th November 2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
Your original point was Clearly, if neither...

Your original point was

Clearly, if neither can exist without the other then they must have come into existence simultaneously.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 26th November 2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,385
Posted By psionl0
A good explanation though "expansionary fiscal...

A good explanation though "expansionary fiscal policy" might need more fleshing out.

Deficit spending is not necessarily stimulus spending unless new money comes in as a result. Otherwise it is...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 26th November 2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,385
Posted By psionl0
:dl:

:dl:
Forum: USA Politics 25th November 2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Posted By psionl0
Why would a moderate from one party agree to go...

Why would a moderate from one party agree to go with a radical member of the other party?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th November 2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 11,635
Posted By psionl0
Coming a day before the Victorian state election,...

Coming a day before the Victorian state election, the timing is quite serendipitous.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 25th November 2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,385
Posted By psionl0
This is what I posted about deficit spending. The...

This is what I posted about deficit spending. The misinformation is yours.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 24th November 2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
Even then you don't need an exchange because we...

Even then you don't need an exchange because we know precisely how many bitcoins have been mined so to get a market cap all you need is a price.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 24th November 2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
I'm surprised that you would call bitcoin a...

I'm surprised that you would call bitcoin a "currency" and a "viable system" (not that there is any merit to your argument whatsoever).
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 24th November 2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,385
Posted By psionl0
ftfy.

ftfy.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 24th November 2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,385
Posted By psionl0
I will fix them every time they contain...

I will fix them every time they contain falsehoods. You have never responded to the actual content of my posts. You have just assumed that they are "crap" (anybody can say that without reading a...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 24th November 2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
That much is true. Crypto exchanges are the most...

That much is true. Crypto exchanges are the most convenient way to facilitate large volumes of crypto trading.

But that is a long way away from claiming that bitcoin couldn't exist without bitcoin...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 24th November 2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
What fungible currency do you use when you buy...

What fungible currency do you use when you buy something (and why are you acting so dense)?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd November 2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,500
Posted By psionl0
I can't remember if the current legal term is...

I can't remember if the current legal term is "child" or "infant".
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd November 2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 3,897
Posted By psionl0
Another alternative is that Scotland unilaterally...

Another alternative is that Scotland unilaterally declares itself independent. Of course, since the Monarch would (on advice of parliament) oppose this, they would have to become a republic.
...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd November 2022, 09:04 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,385
Posted By psionl0
ftfy.

ftfy.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd November 2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
:confused: Buying and selling is...

:confused: Buying and selling is "bartering"?
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd November 2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,385
Posted By psionl0
Since you didn't read the arguments the first...

Since you didn't read the arguments the first time, I am not going to repeat them.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd November 2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 45,290
Posted By psionl0
Not even if the room temp levels were measured in...

Not even if the room temp levels were measured in degrees Celsius. :D
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd November 2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,385
Posted By psionl0
Let me know when you want to deal with my actual...

Let me know when you want to deal with my actual argument. :rolleyes:
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd November 2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
This is not true at all. You don't need a fully...

This is not true at all. You don't need a fully developed exchange to facilitate trade or learn the current price of a crypto. Exchanges are just a convenience. As with any other product, you just...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd November 2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
No, cryptos are just digital assets. Nothing in...

No, cryptos are just digital assets. Nothing in them technically causes exchanges to be risky.

It is the politics of cryptos that resulted in shonky exchanges. You couldn't trade bitcoin on...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd November 2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
Do you really expect anybody to believe that...

Do you really expect anybody to believe that bitcoin and bitcoin exchanges were created simultaneously?
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd November 2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
Correct. OTOH maybe the unregulated...

Correct.

OTOH maybe the unregulated exchanges wouldn't exist if there was no bitcoin (or the more legitimate brokerages didn't constantly try to dismiss bitcoin as a joke) but bitcoin doesn't...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 23rd November 2022, 01:14 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 209,500
Posted By psionl0
This is a case in point. Deliberately using...

This is a case in point. Deliberately using cryptos and crypto exchanges interchangeably in an attempt to muddy the waters.
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