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Vijay Boyapati 2 Jul 19
"not debased" means not debased be some third party (like a central bank). There is never a guarantee of purchasing power in a free market. The price will fluctuate as demand fluctuates. Over a long enough timeline, it fluctuates upward (because of its value proposition).