Addressing common rollup misconceptions

Rollups are a temporary band aid fix — X, Y, Z blockchain can do it on L1 so they don’t need rollups

X, Y, Z blockchain is still faster than rollups

Lack of composability is bad

Fragmentation of liquidity is bad

Rollups are centralized

Casual users will never be able to execute the CEX — Ethereum mainnet — rollup journey / it’s too expensive

It takes too long to withdraw from rollups

Rollups will be obsolete after “Eth 2.0”

Rollups are still too expensive

Rollup finality is slow

Rollups are an Ethereum thing and bound by EVM and Solidity

Why is Ethereum special, if you can deploy rollups elsewhere?

Rollups are stealing traffic from Ethereum

Rollups are too complicated, no one will understand it

When rollups get big enough they will just abandon the base chain and create their own blockchain

There are no rollup tokens, so people won’t be invested in the ecosystems

It’s too expensive to compute a zero-knowledge proof

Can NFTs transfer easily between L1 and rollups and between rollups?

You’re talking about the future, execution risks remain

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