There are lots of things that man creates that appears not to serve a function.
Still, I don't think I am as connected and savvy to make money at trading bitcoin. Investors like me usually get left holding the bag after the people pumping up different investments sell out with 1000% profits.
Hard to know really because we don't see the real person. For example, Dolph Lundgren doesn't look that smart and works in sub par movies but has a masters in chemical engineering and got a Fulbright scholarship to MIT.