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Charles Hoskinson Criticizes “Incompetent” WEF Contributor Stance on Bitcoin

Cardano’s Charles Hoskinson has criticized the World Economic Forum’s Contributor over his remarks on Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto assets. In a May 11 post on X (formerly Twitter), Hoskinson fired hot at Yuval Noah Harari.

The Cardano founder termed the analysis “Duning-Kruger on steroids” garnering support from the wider crypto community on social media spaces. The expression used by Hoskinson is often used to describe incompetent people and how they analyze things because they overestimate their skills. In other words, they don’t realize their mistakes on an issue due to incompetence on the subject. 

Crypto analysts have long criticized traditional finance players over their poor assessment of the market without fully embracing aspects of the technology. Crypto executives continue to defend the cryptocurrency industry against critics from traditional finance players and unfair regulatory scrutiny in recent times.

Bitcoin Is Built on Distrust – WEF Contributor 

Harari stated his dislike for Bitcoin because it was developed based on distrust of centralized institutions.

We don’t trust the banks, the governments, so we don’t want to give them the ability to create as much money as they like, so we create this Bitcoin.” 

He added that developments over the century show that it’s a good idea to give the government and banks the ability to create more money to build trust in society. Furthermore, he stated that to him, the future doesn’t belong to electronic money.

Crypto Users Back Hoskinson 

Digital asset users have rallied around Charles Hoskinson with many firing at previous criticisms of most traditional finance analysts. Specifically, they criticized his opinion that the government’s ability to print more money creates trust in the system.

Drawing references to inflation due to excessive printing of money, Bitcoin users say the asset is a hedge against inflation and its decentralized nature puts it away from government control. 

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