Blockchain technology is going to change everything: the shipping industry, the financial system, government … in fact, what won’t it change? But enthusiasm for it mainly stems from a lack of knowledge and understanding. The blockchain is a solution in search of a problem.
ok, well then replace lightning with payment channels in general then. Why is lightning a scam?
Because you have to trust some huge, centralized nodes which can steal your money, or charge extra fees. So basically a bank.