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The amount of writing that people do online is astonishing, and historically unprecedented.
The only reason we don’t notice how absolutely interwoven our thinking processes have become with older technologies – pencils, paper, electric light, penicillin, fire – is that they’re old, so we’ve ceased to notice their effects.
The computer industry began with home-brew boxes that everyone had to program for themselves, but that was a huge hassle. The computer revolution didn’t explode until the first Macintosh arrived, with its point-and-click simplicity.
A textbook requires a consistent sense of style and a linear structure, hallmarks of a single authorial presence. An encyclopedia doesn’t.
Railing at scientists for massaging tree-ring statistics won‘t stop the globe from warming if the globe is actually, you know, warming.
The people who tend to get the most out of being social thinkers are the people who themselves are helpful. They’re always talking or answering people’s questions or engaging in productive conversations. They’re not being trolls. They’re tamping down other people that are being trolls.