Tyler and Sgt
You both made good points and raised good questions in your responses (Tyler’s above and Sgt’s here). Here’s a counterfactual that you both should read:

That should address your central questions as to…

  1. Why people “manipulate [new innovations] so they can have complete control” (as Tyler said), and why that’s “not entirely conscious or nefarious [but] often easily explained as inertial and altruistic” (as the story above says)
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