Jon is taking a look at the dark side.

I want to believe that the interconnectedness will create transparency to a degree that we can collectively realize a real step forward in human evolution.  I want to believe that powerful, disdainful, exploitative and controlling hierarchies can become purposeful, supportive, helpful, results-focused, profitable wirearchies, in which reward is more evenly meted out in terms of knowledge, expertise, values and responsibility.

But I have my doubts.  I think that the neediness will win…in the short term.  We can’t create a better human world, interconnected or not, until we find some common and shared ground that provides respite from the continuous need.

the whole essay is well worth reading