The Big Unanswered Question on Cryptocurrency

in #cryptocurrency3 years ago (edited)

Just like most people here, I've been involved and following Bitcoins and Cryptocurrencies for a while now. I've read books and posts about how it works and how it is changing the world. But, there is one question that I don't seem to find an answer to and I want to put it out here to see if anyone ha a good explanation.

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Right now hundreds of new cryptocurrencies are being created everyday by companies, individuals, web pages etc. People are exchanging their dollars, pesos and yuens into cryptocurrencies.
We will end up with thousands or millions of cryptocurrencies, each one worth a tinny fraction of the value of the total amount of wealth in the world. This will cause the traditional currencies to drop their value as new currencies are created every day by anyone who feels like it.

My question is:

  • The fact that anyone can create new currencies mean that in the longterm all currencies, traditional and crypto will get infinitely devalued as more and more cryptos are crated. What happens then?

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  1. Most of the digital currencies are deflationary. - their supply will end over time.
  2. The value of a crypto-currency is not only in its market cap but lies also in its technology and use.
  3. Not all currencies will survive - these networks depend on adoption to survive. But we are heading towards a multi currency future.

I'm not sure if this clears up anything.I've been into this only for a year now. I feel the word Token is more accurate than using the word currency. :)