Why We Must Increase the Block Size and Why I Support Bitcoin Unlimited

“Ask yourself why people use bitcoin: is it because they want fast confirmation times; or, is it because they want to use a decentralized money that is not controlled by any one organization?”

Great article, but on this point I disagree. Speed is a vital factor in getting the general public to adopt bitcoins. Yes, some percentage of people love bitcoin because of its deviation from the current monetary system, but that remains a small percentage of the general public. For the general public, time is more precious than money. I try to explain that in my article here: https://medium.com/@ChapLeo/how-to-get-the-public-to-adopt-bitcoins-f4d4629b8abb#.1g0klui7n

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