[Chugalug] A (final) comment on the Bitcoin .. fraud
boodaddy at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 14:53:58 UTC 2013
I have to ask, have you researched how Bitcoin works...at all?
On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 10:31 AM, Mike Robinson
<miker at sundialservices.com>wrote:
> Let me point you to this Amazon link:
> "Extraordinary Popular Delusions" and "The Madness of Crowds" were two
> short books published by Charles Mackay, LL.D., (1812-1889). They are
> still in-print, and for extremely good reasons. Mackay discussed
> well-known examples including Tulipmania, The South Sea Bubble, and many
> more. His is considered to be one of the seminal books on the subject of
> Crowd Psychology.
> One of the most interesting articles on Wikipedia, particularly for its
> "References" and "See Also" sections:
> This whole thing is DRIPPING with crowd-psychology elements. And, I would
> say, with a great deal of sophisticated understanding, both of psychology
> and of the criminal mind. The seeds were carelessly planted a couple of
> years ago, but very consciously so and in extremely fertile soil. Lately,
> I cannot help but notice that a public relations campaign has now been
> started – selling a fabulously expensive car, and particularly, crowing
> about supposed anonymity and the ability to make illegal purchases. I
> begin to suspect the presence of a honeypot, perhaps a wonderfully
> elaborate sting. But, no matter what I suspect ... I know to suspect.
> And, I would counsel those who wish to listen to do the same.
> I won't say any more about this.
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