Cooperation and Division of knowledge
This essay tries to explain what is the underlying force which make any notable human achievement possible. Then apply this concept to what make a crypto currency possible in the first place.
UPDATE: This has been pointed out that in the event of two chains, one possibility is that BIP148 die before segwit activate (I am pointing to Jimmy Song Article which describe well what can happen in event of split).
If BIP148 chain dies, then upgraded nodes will…