Why is it troublesome to think about Bitcoin as a store of wealth or as "internet gold" instead of as a real currency?

There’s ongoing debate about scaling Bitcoin as a currency due to transaction costs. Critics argue its viability, while supporters believe in its infinite divisibility and adoption potential, seeing it as a future currency :earth_africa: or digital gold :coin:. Some view it as a hedge against inflation :money_with_wings:.

Is focusing on Bitcoin as a store of value or investment contradictory to its original decentralized vision? :thinking: How has its role evolved? :chart_with_upwards_trend: Concerns linger about network splits.