amanfromMars  ……. having a say on https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2020-08-18/why-death-original-thought-ushering-new-world-order
This was an ironic statement from someone that admitted that his pledge indeed convinced some people that had been on the fence about bitcoin to finally buy some bitcoin by shouting “it worked”, and in another sentence, claiming that anyone that believed his pledge would have to be incredibly stupid. Only in a society in which critical thought has completely disappeared could a person simultaneously call the very people he convinced to buy an asset based upon a scam he executed as incredibly stupid and still consistently receive attention from the mass media.
You have to realise, John McAfee was only channeling his inner Ronald Reagan, who exercised the same dumb trick circa 1983 …….
amanfromMars 1 Tue 18 Aug 15:12  …… being likely not altogether wrong on https://forums.theregister.com/forum/all/2020/08/17/trump_alibaba_ban_thought_bubble/#c_4092016
Re: ban Chinese tech giant Alibaba. @Cliffwilliams44
Not to mention the totally fictitious technology the Reagan administration was leaking to the Soviets to make them spend real, personal and intellectual capital on. Every time they thought they had made a “leg up” on the Americans Reagan would leak the “Next big thing” and they be back to square one. Most of the so called “Start Wars” missile defense tech was all fake! ….. Cliffwilliams44
Yes ….. Mighty Ming and Magnificent Ivan learnt a hell of a lot from that early remote version of virtual command and control …. the iron hand for wielding at the touch of a velvet gloved finger, nowadays defaulted to the click of mice.
And who’s to say they are not now strategically hardwired with …. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me ….. to avoid any pathetic and apathetic repeat performances?
……….. and that is surely bound to be extremely problematical. Of that you can be assured/reassured and/or suitably terrified and flabbergasted.