Bad arguments against Dogecoin
And my response.
A. “It started out as a joke. Therefore, we can’t take it seriously now.”
This is actually a fallacy known as the “genetic fallacy.” You can’t discredit or invalidate something merely because of its origins. For example, if I discover a scientific theory in my dreams, that doesn’t by itself mean that the discovery is false or not useful.
And just because something started out as a mere joke, that doesn’t mean it remains a mere joke.