What I find impressive and baffling is how people assign value to things that have no value for any purpose other than a means of exchange
I thought you were going to make some pithy remark that the U.S. dollar is little different from Bitcoin in that regard, but perhaps you haven't realizede that yet.
The mentality of these sort of people is that they will automatically and unquestioningly reject anything that does not fit their world view.
This is exactly what they say about liberals/Democrats. Both sides think the other side is stupid, ignorant, and/or crazy.
Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if a number [armslist.com] of sites [slashdot.org] cropped up for just that purpose
Forgive my stupidity, but why did you link to the very article to which you responded? Was it to get me to click endlessly in a loop, never to actually post? Because it almost worked.
Depending on how you are counting or weighting the count (ie do the number of times 0 and 1 are used in binary/computers count?), I would say that 1 would win against 0, since zero only showed up with the Arabic numbering system.
That had occurred to me. Perhaps we can at least agree that 1 is the loneliest number.
They have expensive real estate, small square footage, small selections of products, high prices and unclear strategy.
So they should start selling Apple products then.