Greetings, Bismarck, and thank you for joining the obscure hobgoblin wiki! I hope you enjoy your time here. Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 13:00, 8 February 2014 (UTC)
- You're welcome! Reading P.G. Wodehouse imbues the self with a resolute aspiration for new vocabulary. Bismarck (talk) 11:25, 20 February 2014 (UTC)
"one libertarian claim that allowing the Mt. Gox "bank" to fail was a totally cool thing."
It's an Austrian School thing. They view bank failures as the ultimate triumph of the free market, where some banks and currencies naturally fail, like any other weak firm or weak stock. Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 20:08, 25 February 2014 (UTC)
- I guess it's not all bad: since the early adopters and speculators in Bitcoin were most likely of the libertarian persuasion, believing in the goodness of bank failures might help alleviate their pain of losing serious $$$ to the Mt. Gox collapse. Bismarck (talk) 21:04, 25 February 2014 (UTC)
- I'm sorry, I usually never forget to do that. Bismarck (talk) 11:30, 10 March 2014 (UTC)