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JoelDalais

Why Bitcoin (the original, as per the white paper);

I could literally do a years lecture on this, but people would probably be clawing out their eyes, so this is a tl;dr version.

I would point out the bitcoin.org page, but that page no longer represents Bitcoin, it represents BTC/LNCoin, and they have appropriately changed their front page to reflect it.
Instead - https://www.bitcoincash.org/

Why Bitcoin?

Fast (0-conf is reliable again = seconds for tx's)
Reliable
Low Fees

Compare just those 3 with any traditional bank (not counting proper FPS).
Here's some others things;

Enter a global market with everyone else using it. Someone in Africa selling you something for bitcoin through the internet is…

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JoelDalais

Why Bitcoin (the original, as per the white paper);

I could literally do a years lecture on this, but people would probably be clawing out their eyes, so this is a tl;dr version.

I would point out the bitcoin.org page, but that page no longer represents Bitcoin, it represents BTC/LNCoin, and they have appropriately changed their front page to reflect it.
Instead - https://www.bitcoincash.org/

Why Bitcoin?

Fast (0-conf is reliable again = seconds for tx's)
Reliable
Low Fees

Compare just those 3 with any traditional bank (not counting proper FPS).
Here's some others things;

Enter a global market with everyone else using it. Someone in Africa selling you something for bitcoin through the internet is FAR easier for them and for you, rather than forex'ing GBP to whatever, paying fee's, waiting days, times.

This is peer-2-peer.

Compared to peer-2-bank-2-forex-2-peer.

or peer-2-node-2-lnnetwork-2-more lnnetwork-2-node-2-peer.

The whole "peer-2-peer" thing is part of the economic model and why it's cheaper and more secure.

Programmable money - need I say more?

The Internet of Things will only reach its potential through the backbone/foundation that Bitcoin gives, it will link all things.

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