2092 sats \ 1209 stacked

I agree centralization gets things done. I guess the main thing I'm trying to convey is that just because a centralized company has achieved great technological heights, it doesn't mean those advancements will spread, or are at all spreadable, to the larger society. So when approaching decentralized projects like bitcoin we should be wary of centralized advancements because those can disappear much more easily than truly decentralized advancements.

This perfectly describes a ton of successful people I know. They're doing too well within the current system to entirely question its fundamental structure.

How expensive would a sustained attack on Bitcoin be in your opinion? Paul Sztorc's numbers (~20 mil a month) sound really low to me: https://www.truthcoin.info/blog/security-budget-ii-mm/