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This is a very well written article. I was sitting in the camp of "let it be" and "who are we to decide what is good and bad for bitcoin?". Your framing of the concept of software, bug, vulnerability, and attack was a lightbulb for me. I like and agree with this, but still caution against my own hubris of pretending to know what can be, should be, or will be "best" for this transformational protocol. I don't like inscriptions. They definitely felt like an attack, but after reflection on the matter I do not believe this attack materially impacts the direction or magnitude of the state's end game with Bitcoin. If anything it might accelerate certain aspects...but what will come will come with or without inscriptions.

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