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Old 2nd July 2020, 10:35 PM   #625
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Originally Posted by Dr.Sid View Post
I don't have to read mind to have opinions about somebody else's motive. But yeah, the author of BTC indeed needed psychic powers. Psychic powers of programming.
[Note: I don't own bitcoin (or fraction thereof), have never owned bitcoin (or fraction thereof), and will probably never own bitcoin (or fraction thereof)]

Have you read the paper where Satoshi Nakamoto presented the theory of the blockchain and introduced bitcoin? The author seemed quite sincere and earnest in their intent to solve the 'double-spending problem' via blockchain and for people to actually use bitcoin as currency to buy pizza or whatever. I can't imagine how he could have predicted that speculation on bitcoin would lead to the bitcoin purchase price of a pizza in the past being equivalent to millions of dollars later.

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