...and for someone who is also new to it, explaining it so it doesn't sound like a scheme is hard, so now we can all sound more intelligent and I personally feel less ignorant to how it works.

Do you feel that decentralized systems are sustainable over long periods of time?

While I'm definitely no expert, I do feel that way. Both because of resiliency and transparency.

This video by @piedpiper is one of my favorites on the topic:

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