Can someone explain to me Bitcoins? [2013]

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by fehu, Jun 30, 2013.

  1. MfA

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    Elon can afford to be a bit of a loose gun, but Bitcoin is becoming poison to green brands ... especially after admitting it, he can't really associate Tesla with it again.

    Much like Bitcoin, Tesla is dependent on perception.
     
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    Except the tweet already states they are hanging on to the (50k?)Bitcoins they bought.
     
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    From Elon? Perhaps its true (IIRC they did sell a lot recently which helped tesla make a profit in the last quarter)
    though even though I personally think Elon is the single greatest person alive today, I don't believe everything he saiz
     
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    He is a mix between Steve Jobs and a snake oil salesman IMO...

    Either way, am I to guess that Tesla just found out about bitcoins energy requirements?
    They had no clue a few months ago, found out just yesterday and decided to take action???
    A bit absurd...

    And what's with Musk and Dogecoin...
    It seems very irresponsible in my eyes... and many people will more than likely, loose a lot of money.
     
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    Now it looks like Elon has said he hasn't sold the btc
     
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    Yeah, so the market is down again. Oh well... He's not the only one pushing things down...
     
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    The more I read and listen about Bitcoin, especially all the pseudo-philosophers going to Lex Fridman's podcast to talk about how great Bitcoin is and how it's going to save the world, the more I converge on the following conclusion:

    - Anyone who isn't an Anarcho-Capitalist should be pushing Bitcoin down.

    If you want a world where your governments becomes hopeless and your vote is only worth as much as the amount of resources you own, then by all means keep buying Bitcoin and bringing up its socially constructed value.
     
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