Let's set the records straight.
Web3 is as much a social movement as it is a technological one.
Bitcoin was born as a result of the cumulation of people's hopelessness and disgust at the status quo.
Every day joes like you and I were appalled by the completely arbitrary (and unjust) exercise of power by the people in power in times of crisis.
During the 2008 economic crisis, people realised that their money wasn't really theirs. And, people were desperate for something that they can say was truly theirs.