Back on topic:
How hard is it to acquire any currency if you're new to the game?
If I land on the shore of some foreign country, with only the clothes on my back, I'll have to either rely on the kindness of strangers or find something to do in exchange for money. I don't see how Bitcoin is any different.
You don't see how Bitcoin is different?
First, Bitcoin is not an island and second, nobody is washed onto it's shore. It'll just be ignored if too unattractive.