"One thing to note is that LN is not required to run only on top of BTC. It can also run on top of other coins and in fact many other coins would be able to support Lightning Network much better than BTC can."
"One of the very first responses Satoshi got on the maillist was from James Donald, who explained to Satoshi that his design meant that everyone would have to run a node. Satoshi explained to him the basics of SPV,
"The biggest lie they sold was the lie that you had to choose between "digital gold" and "digital cash." That you had to choose between "store of value" and "medium of exchange." whynotboth.gif The promise of Bitcoin
"Anyone who thinks crypto will take the establishment without a huge fight is fooling themselves. The establishment doesn't want their rigged Ponzi game disrupted, and immutable records where you can't fudge for
"Non-custodial will eventually win out, because it just makes sense. Why would you trust some giant financial entity when you could just trust yourself? People 100 years ago kept money in their mattresses and holes in
"Its unclear that all of Lightning's theoretical additional layers are inflation proof. Lightning's biggest problem is lack of liquidity. Easily solved by printing money on demand. Don't say you weren't warned."
"For the first 5-7 years of Bitcoin's life, it was p2p. Only in the last few years, since Blockstream has gained a strangle hold over BTC, has the idea changed to off-chain and 2nd-layer. The 1Mb transaction cap makes
Calvin Ayre and Craig Wright do not actually care about BSV at all. They only care about causing as much harm to the crypto space as possible. Now, who might want to slow down all of crypto/blockchain?