[mythtv-users] Once again - faster than I predicted, but "spot on" nonetheless
jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Sep 28 20:03:57 UTC 2007
On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 08:24:49AM -0700, Yan Seiner wrote:
> Joe Borne wrote:
> > I think the accelerated timeline on which this occurred indicates
> > something incredibly powerful. I think this shows that we have reached
> > the tipping point in the war between the free dissemination of
> > information/consumer rights against the leverage of corporations and
> > associations. The former now has more power than the latter.
> I've come to the conclusion that what we're seeing right now is the same
> as the 1960s. A massive collision course between the establishment
> which fundamentally doesn't understand the new reality and the
> well-informed but socially different populace.
Nevermind the 1960's.
You can take rhetoric from certain types of people in the 1960's
and overlay it on top of the same people in the 1860's and not see any
History really does repeat itself. Over and over and over again.
> Just like the 60s, the "establishment" doesn't stand a chance since
> there's a lot more of us than them - but it will take a while for said
> "establishment" to understand that it is irrelevant, and that it has to
> change radically to conform to the new reality.
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