Nassim Taleb: Almost All Bitcoiners Are “Total Idiots”

from Zero Hedge

Authored by Turner Wright via,

Nassim Taleb, author of “Skin in the Game,” got into a small Twitter feud in which he explained that most investors can’t understand the nuances of a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin.

[…] According to a tweet posted by Nassim Taleb on June 21, Bitcoin (BTC) is a good idea but “almost all bitcoiners are total idiots.”

Taleb was exchanging posts with self-described “Bitcoin maximalist” Giacomo Zucco. He challenged Taleb’s views on imposing central planning by bureaucrats and politicians with “no skin in the game” as the best risk management strategy.

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