"Mining hardware will never pay for itself"
"Its not even real, its just a bunch of numbers in a computer. How can it be worth anything?"
"mining wastes electricity"
[always spoken by a baby boomer watching a 50" flat screen image of NASCAR teams burning 90 gallons of fuel per lap, while drinking Budweiser with his A/C on high]
Were you in the room when i was explaining Bitcoin to my old man? Because replace Budweiser with ice tea and add 4 inches to the TV and that is precisely what transpired.