Also, Satoshi called Bitcoin "an implementation of Nick Szabo's Bitgold proposal".
Also, Hal Finney who rec'd first ever bitcoin and lived a block from Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto advocated for second layer solutions (i.e. SegWit+Lightning).
All of these original contributers to the creation of bitcoin advocate for SegWit. For first layer to be a store of value and second layer for daily transactions/microtransactions.