It’s worse than being just “a stupid name”

It’s a deliberate term of talismanic mind control, designed to trick gullible consumers into a false sense of encryption-can-too-make-unsound-currencies-more-sound financial security (note that the doctor e-declined to offer a link to the originating opinion piece because vices … and recall that the cash you have in your wallet — unsound though it is — is just as encrypted as any cybercurrency by virtue of it being tucked away in your wallet … and recall as well that any meatspace avatar peer pressure about having faith in this or that cybercurrency amounts to an admission that it’s not so much Gold 2.0 as it’s Jekyll Island 2.0).

The doctor posted this entry on Day 400 of WWIII