Relatedly, I’ve had this draft of The Hymn of Axciom in my head the last few days (lyrics available at link). It’s haunting me both for the feel of it and the disturbing accuracy of the lyrics.
That song is amazing. And disturbingly accurate.
I really hate this, and want to get it back.
People have been making the same complaints about every branch of human endeavour since we went from wooden arrow heads to flint. There’s always compromise, and it always hurts to see your once-darling “ruined” by mass adoption.
Always remember, though: a lot of people are now benefitting from something that didn’t previously exist.