1) I believe that not even congress should have the power to print/mint/create money. Why should another entity have the power to decrease my purchasing power against my will? Those are the fruits of my labor! Inflation is theft!
Bitcoin cannot be printed past the 21M units, period. I think this is a good thing.
2) Every currency has costs. How much does it cost to buy a purse or wallet? A bank account? Own a safe? Guns and ammunition to protect said safe?
As I've said before, Bitcoin doesn't necessarily require "the Internet" (though it certainly makes it easier). Any device capable of speaking the TCP/IP protocol will do, and those are a dime a dozen these days.
The other thing you said, that the Internet "never will be" free, is also false. I don't want to get into the technical details, but Mesh Networks are an impending future, and they circumvent ISPs, making internet avaialable to everyone for the cost of powering the device. So it won't be absolutely free, but certainly competitive with the cost of using conventional money. And with it's utility, certainly worth that cost. It already is.
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