Deeper discussion here from [Internationalman.com](https://internationalman.com/): [https://internationalman.com/articles/the-intrinsic-value-myth/](https://internationalman.com/articles/the-intrinsic-value-myth/)
What is intrinsic value? I realize it means that gold has uses other than money, but that can change at any point with technology. Bitcoin has no intrinsic value, but it could still be a viable money source. Is intrinsic value even necessary for a functional money? Or is scarcity a more important feature? Read more thoughts above.