Yes, again you’ve put the pin in the donkey’s butt. Much of this comes down
to control. I’d differentiate, just for the record, between a desire for
control and a fear of the loss of control. I certainly feel the latter,
especially when I contemplate the birth pangs of an entity like the Net. It
may be healthy to learn to give over control — we’ve been doing it for
decades now — but only at a certain rate. What is slo-mo but the desire
for control and comprehension.

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