Bitcoin Forum
December 10, 2016, 10:46:02 PM *
News: To be able to use the next phase of the beta forum software, please ensure that your email address is correct/functional.
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1] 2 3 »  All
  Print  
Author Topic: THIS is Why Bitcoin Has and Will Gain Support and Popularity  (Read 7470 times)
hazek
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1078


View Profile
June 07, 2011, 01:34:36 AM
 #1

Hey my early adopter friends. Let me assume for a second that you like I believe that Bitcoin is the greatest invention of our recent time and it is in our best interest and the interest of the whole world to get a critical mass of people use it and support it.

I think we're already doing a pretty good job of it but I also think there's a lot of room to grow. And in that spirit I was hoping you'd sacrifice 18min and watch the following presentation:

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

Thank you for your time.

My personality type: INTJ - please forgive my weaknesses (Not naturally in tune with others feelings; may be insensitive at times, tend to respond to conflict with logic and reason, tend to believe I'm always right)

If however you enjoyed my post: 15j781DjuJeVsZgYbDVt2NZsGrWKRWFHpp
1481409962
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1481409962

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1481409962
Reply with quote  #2

1481409962
Report to moderator
1481409962
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1481409962

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1481409962
Reply with quote  #2

1481409962
Report to moderator
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1481409962
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1481409962

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1481409962
Reply with quote  #2

1481409962
Report to moderator
1481409962
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1481409962

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1481409962
Reply with quote  #2

1481409962
Report to moderator
1481409962
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1481409962

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1481409962
Reply with quote  #2

1481409962
Report to moderator
peach
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 42


An intermediary stage in the breakdown of stars


View Profile
June 28, 2011, 07:38:49 PM
 #2

http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action.html

Satoshi did just this.

DO IT
1ENhnpoUohq58A2xu5LxKejAeet9PxzrCg
phelix
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1680


nmc:id/phelix


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 11:46:23 AM
 #3

+1

blockchained.com ■ bitcointalk top posts
BitcoinPorn
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 560


Posts: 69


View Profile WWW
June 29, 2011, 12:01:32 PM
 #4

Sweet, I like that video, made me feel good about myself lol Smiley

I tend to go from that 'Why' area rather than work my way toward that inner circle.

Thanks for posting that, I still hate Apple.

tymothy
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 224


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 12:06:57 PM
 #5

If that's the case, then why does bitcoin.org's promo video start with "WHAT is Bitcoin?" It needs to start with WHY Bitcoin!
Grant
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 168



View Profile
June 29, 2011, 12:12:51 PM
 #6

If that's the case, then why does bitcoin.org's promo video start with "WHAT is Bitcoin?" It needs to start with WHY Bitcoin!

+1

kerogre256
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 161


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 12:23:32 PM
 #7

If that's the case, then why does bitcoin.org's promo video start with "WHAT is Bitcoin?" It needs to start with WHY Bitcoin!

+1
+1
hugolp
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 742



View Profile
June 29, 2011, 12:23:45 PM
 #8


Very good video. Simple ideas are the best ideas.
Serge
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1050


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 12:26:38 PM
 #9

Very inspirational *thumbup*
tymothy
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 224


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 12:37:39 PM
 #10

And actually, come to think of it, it really does work well with Bitcoin especially.

"Why Bitcoin?"

"The current money situation is stuck in the stone age. Today when you buy something online, you have a few payment options, all of which are either involve large fees for the merchant, such as credit or debit cards or Paypal, or are slow and cumbersome, like direct bank transfers. If you try to buy something from a merchant in another country, you have limited payment options and even more fees. Even paying people in person is tough- cash is insecure and can be stolen or counterfeit and a check takes days for you to get your money after you drive to a bank to deposit it- assuming it doesn't bounce. The end result is higher prices for you, the customer and longer wait times. Basically, your money isn't even working like it should- to help you get goods and services that you want quickly and safely!

It's time for Money 2.0. Money that transfers in an instant and everyone knows is secure. Money that doesn't require big banks or payment houses to process so there can be zero fees for merchants and lower prices for customers. Money that anyone, anywhere can obtain and use, no matter their local currency. Money that can be everywhere you want it to be in an instant, and nowhere else. It's time for Money 2.0 and it's Bitcoin.

Bitcoin is a digital blahahabblablahbla........"

Someone take this and make a happy animated youtube video out of it.
hugolp
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 742



View Profile
June 29, 2011, 12:45:22 PM
 #11

And actually, come to think of it, it really does work well with Bitcoin especially.

"Why Bitcoin?"

"The current money situation is stuck in the stone age. Today when you buy something online, you have a few payment options, all of which are either involve large fees for the merchant, such as credit or debit cards or Paypal, or are slow and cumbersome, like direct bank transfers. If you try to buy something from a merchant in another country, you have limited payment options and even more fees. Even paying people in person is tough- cash is insecure and can be stolen or counterfeit and a check takes days for you to get your money after you drive to a bank to deposit it- assuming it doesn't bounce. The end result is higher prices for you, the customer and longer wait times. Basically, your money isn't even working like it should- to help you get goods and services that you want quickly and safely!

It's time for Money 2.0. Money that transfers in an instant and everyone knows is secure. Money that doesn't require big banks or payment houses to process so there can be zero fees for merchants and lower prices for customers. Money that anyone, anywhere can obtain and use, no matter their local currency. Money that can be everywhere you want it to be in an instant, and nowhere else. It's time for Money 2.0 and it's Bitcoin.

Bitcoin is a digital blahahabblablahbla........"

Someone take this and make a happy animated youtube video out of it.


Ohhh... Where can I buy this bitcoins of yours?

 Cheesy
killer2021
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 84


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 01:54:06 PM
 #12


spot on.

Anonymous Cash-By-Mail Exchange: https://www.bitcoin2cash.com
1H6mqgB6UcqKt2SrCmhjxUp9np1Xrbkdj7
PseudoCode
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 134


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 02:18:42 PM
 #13

I like the basic concept, but I would simplify the opening statement into something more punchy and powerful.

Something like this..


Why Bitcoin ?  

Because when you want to pay or reward someone, the ONLY people who should get to handle your money are you and the recipient.  Noone else should be able to touch it.  

Our current financial systems are *full* of middlemen who all take their cut and control your money on its way.  

Bitcoin has *none*.  Your money goes direct from you to your payee.  Noone can stop, block or freeze it.  It can cross the worlds borders in seconds without restraint or delay.  Noone can take their cut, fee or percentage from it.  Noone can interfere with your money going directly to where you want it to.   Your money is under *your* control,  The way *your* money should be.

Bitcoin is total freedom for your money to do what *you* want it to.

Isnt it about time the world had a form of money like this ?

---

Hows that for a first cut ?
hazek
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1078


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 02:23:09 PM
 #14

Interesting. Almost 3 weeks ago I posted this exact same thing and look how many people showed their interest back then: http://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?topic=12842.0

My personality type: INTJ - please forgive my weaknesses (Not naturally in tune with others feelings; may be insensitive at times, tend to respond to conflict with logic and reason, tend to believe I'm always right)

If however you enjoyed my post: 15j781DjuJeVsZgYbDVt2NZsGrWKRWFHpp
killer2021
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 84


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 02:25:29 PM
 #15

Why bitcoin?

"Ask yourself, can we really afford a system that cost 700$ billion to fix?"

Anonymous Cash-By-Mail Exchange: https://www.bitcoin2cash.com
1H6mqgB6UcqKt2SrCmhjxUp9np1Xrbkdj7
PseudoCode
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 134


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 02:25:57 PM
 #16

Timing can be important Smiley  

Perhaps there was something else going on about the same time ($32 coins, Media Coverage, or dealing with an influx of Trolls ?) that buried your suggestion before anyone noticed it ?   Dont feel bad, be glad its getting a second chance Smiley

PseudoCode
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 134


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 02:29:50 PM
 #17

Why bitcoin?

"Banks Suck / Ask yourself, can we really afford a system that cost 700$ billion to fix?"
(You changed it while I was replying Smiley )

Poingnant, but doesnt really say anything positive about Bitcoins and why they are better, just that the current system sucks..
DrYe5
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 112


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 02:30:59 PM
 #18


iCoin would crush bitcoin.

tips: 14Z1Bwa8bgEWphjD2qqaXMTY9ucutwuTw8
MoonShadow
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1666



View Profile
June 29, 2011, 02:33:37 PM
 #19


The Federal Reserve would crush iCoin before it had a chance to finish the job.  Paper, rock, scissors.

"The powers of financial capitalism had another far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole. This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks of the world acting in concert, by secret agreements arrived at in frequent meetings and conferences. The apex of the systems was to be the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland, a private bank owned and controlled by the world's central banks which were themselves private corporations. Each central bank...sought to dominate its government by its ability to control Treasury loans, to manipulate foreign exchanges, to influence the level of economic activity in the country, and to influence cooperative politicians by subsequent economic rewards in the business world."

- Carroll Quigley, CFR member, mentor to Bill Clinton, from 'Tragedy And Hope'
PseudoCode
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 134


View Profile
June 29, 2011, 02:36:21 PM
 #20

Heh, until Steve Jobs started taking a percentage from the "Istores" and people started "Jailbreaking" to avoid it.  

Then the whole system would balkanise and likely collapse.    Once we get past the initial "Those clever geeks / early adopters have more coins than I do, Waah !" stage, then there is no incentive for anyone to move to a competing system with smaller fees or a different overlord that undercuts bitcoin, because its hard to make a new profitable system that works on 10 cent fees.

Pages: [1] 2 3 »  All
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!