@zkat what gives government money value? That’s speculative too. I think people will choose money that can’t be made out of tin air in the end
@nickchuckwalter people actually use government money for exchanging goods and services. They derive their value that way, primarily.
@zkat true! Both government $ and crypto has value
It's certainly true that a lot of the interest in BTC over the course of its various expansions has been driven by speculation -- as one would expect of anything with the potential to grow in value. But it's also clearly true that there is a substantial core of devotees who care about wrenching the control of money from the hands of governments.
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