Thanks for pushing me here.
Alex Millar
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Yep it’s an evolving consensus type situation. That’s why Gregory Maxwell was surprised by Satoshi’s invention when he first encountered it. He thought distributed consensus was impossible but he didn’t think of a looser definition of consensus like Satoshi did.

This is also why you are supposed to wait for more than one confirmation for a transaction.

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