"We're here because we believe in Bitcoin and it's potential to enable and transform mankind" – We can't stop the industry from forking off. All we can do is to make sure as many people as possible stay true to the core principles & realize how doomed

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PSA: Can’t hardfork without consensus or softfork without widespread support, but the opposite is also true…

When there is consensus for a hardfork, or when there is widespread support for a softfork, they can't be stopped.

This is why Segwit is certain to activate eventually: if the miners don't activate it, the community has widespread enough support that eventually they will get fed up and UASF or change the PoW algorithm.

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