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I stopped reading when I saw Nouriel Roubini. He's a smart economist and while I think he has good points on certain things that are wrong with crypto, the way he fundamentally delivers his views in this matter are ridiculous and bitter.

He's been overly passionate (and aggressive?) on trying to make sure he's right. He's shouting it from the rooftops. He keeps repeating it's all a bubble. All good and well, and it very well might be, BUT that in itself doesn't give him credibility. You can say the same thing about the stock market, and once every economic cycle when we see a major correction, you'll be right. A broken clock is also right twice a day.

At the same time, economists usually aren't very wealthy people.. maybe they are overly sceptical of new developments.




But enough about the merits of the argument, let's hear what you think of the author.


Shocking, people that dedicate themselves to research don't end up very wealthy. Whoda thunkit.


Usually people who research a field are masters of that field. A poor economist...


Being an economist doesn’t mean you are in the business of accumulating huge amounts of money. It means you study economic systems.


Are all the AlphaGo engineers also top-level Go players?


Or doctors the healthiest, fittest, most disease-free individuals?


> At the same time, economists usually aren't very wealthy people.. maybe they are overly sceptical of new developments.

That's a risible critique of expertise with little applicability to Nouriel Roubini in particular. Last time I checked, Nouriel was living in a $5.5 million penthouse in the East Village, and before that he was in Tribeca.




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