Issue #397: Refine the message, lower acquisition costs
At what point do people point at Bitcoin and say, "Well, it looks like this thing isn't going away anytime soon, or even ever"? When will the world expect Bitcoin blocks being produced roughly every ten minutes to be as expected as the sun rising every morning?
Issue #372: Money as a social contract
It's really really hard to fully grasp Bitcoin when one is first approaching the subject. The angle from which one approaches their journey down the Bitcoin rabbit hole can really dictate how long it takes to somewhat grasp what Bitcoin is and how it works.
Issue #320: A Sunday tale for your Tuesday morning
What we learned towards the end of last Summer is exactly what Matthew is describing in his thread, node operators ultimately decide what Bitcoin is and miners are contracted out to secure the network and collect block rewards and transaction fees for their service.