I would concede that this would be the case if this was a fact. I was under the impression that a hash is made of the Public ID. If the Public ID is not unique, then neither would the hash be would it? Hence why I said the Network couldn't function with non-unique IDs.
I'm sorry, I'm not following your logic here - as it would appear to suggest the exact opposite.
No.....it isn't....that's a false analogy I think ....here's why:
They can't physically create it in the 1st place. It is more than that they are forbidden to use it, it is that they are technically prohibited from creating one.
No, that's a false argument. The properties you describe do not in any way prove uniqueness, they may speak to rarity, but not uniqueness. The properties are irrelevant. You assume that it exists nowhere else in the Universe because of the rareness of the described properties, you have not established it as unique.If you have one, then why can't you make another for one thing, you've definitely not explained why it would be "impossible" to replicate.
If it really existed nowhere else in the Universe, then it would indeed be 1 of a kind and be unique.
Let me expand on your analogy. Imagine we could "zoom out" as you described earlier to the planetary scale, in fact even further out of the Universe and into the Multiverse. Then imagine we also "zoom in" and investigate all the hidden curled up tiny extra dimensions in the quantum foam, postulated by String Theory. Then imagine we investigate all the possible alternate realities there may be........then we will probably discover that you can still be considered "truly unique" in your belief that you are making much sense here.....