Comment: I think you're missing the lesson here...

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I think you're missing the lesson here...

...which is that the primary (only?) reason for the rise in bitcoin has been speculation (hence this collapse), not rising demand for it as a currency.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."