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Musings: On the editor's mind

A paradigm is a really big idea. A paradigm shift is when there is a complete change in thinking about a major part of our lives. Consider slavery. Even in 1859, slavery was the status quo and was going to continue forever. No sane establishment person was betting against its existence. Six years later the Civil War had ended and so had slavery. A huge paradigm shift was forced upon the nation. That’s history.

Fast forward to today. Now take cars. Consider cars as slaves. Consider freeing cars. Lives are torn asunder. No more cars to depend on, to use, to have available to do our biding.

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