I'm also finding a common theme on these forums - SUPPORT BITCOIN! INVEST! Why does it need your support? If it's viable and has value, why does it need any artificial support? You wouldn't happen to be a large crowd of bagholders slowly realising it, would you?
Yes, for the foreseeable future, it will always be possible for the value of Bitcoin to drop back down to 0.
The only thing that gives bitcoin value is the ability to buy things with it. That means: we need merchants to invest
in infrastructure for accepting bitcoin. Few merchants will invest in bitcoin if they feel it has little support
bitcoin gains widespread support as a payment alternative; mining and speculation will be very profitable. However, if everybody
hordes without spending any Bitcoin; the value will stagnate or even drop.