Troy, thanks for the great one-liner in your comment's subject... I missed the point in the body though...
I would argue that many of the people "propping" up the Bitcoin system, both technically, and intellectually in debates and educational articles are people with great skills and insight.
Some of them will be speaking at the 2013 Bitcoin conference:
Can you perhaps point to the "suckers" and "Vampires" you speak of?
Then we could have an actual debate/discussion on the topic.
Just plain 'Happy'about the direction the world is taking! Especially if we live to reach LEV [Longevity Escape Velocity]
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