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Old 2nd July 2020, 08:01 PM   #623
Roger Ramjets
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Originally Posted by psionl0 View Post
Not only are you reading the mind of somebody you don't even know exists but you are also attributing psychic powers to that person.
We don't even know if he is a person. One thing is pretty certain though, he isn't who he pretends to be. So we know he is a fraud.

But was Bitcoin originally intended to be a scam? We may never know, but I suspect not. Bitcoin 'fixes' all the things libertarian anarchists said was wrong with fiat. This suggests that the designer was himself a libertarian anarchist - and so did not understand what he was creating. He was so focused on trying to get free of 'evil' government fiat that he didn't consider how evil an anti-government currency could be.
We don't want good, sound arguments. We want arguments that sound good.
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