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bchbtch
The 160 bit hash is just an extra layer to protect against a potential flaw in secp256k1. When you transact, you reveal the public key anyway (that's why we have change addresses).
bchbtch
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https://lbc.cryptoguru.org/

Is this method flawed?
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I'm not qualified to answer that, but it looks like a fun experiment.