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There is an argument that people no longer buy or use things for the value they provide, but rather due to the identity using that product or service gives them See: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Ub7UFooitEuHZE4PRzlzN If we believe this trend continues, you can shove crypto into any subpar crap and people will use it and like it, just to stay ingroup
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I think that's valid, and in my book, it's also satisfying needs :) Satisfying needs =/= utility
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Belonging is perhaps the greatest need there is
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It's super strong and can go against cryptos omnipresent financial interests. I read one essay on Kiwi where the author said that he didn't sell the memecoin at a profit because he felt that he'd lose the sense of belonging to a tribe.
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Most definitely, we are hardwired to seek connectedness and a sense of belonging. So much so that some like John Vervaeke frame it as very close to being the same as finding meaning in life.
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