I hear you, Gris, and I don’t disagree with your assessment in any way. The hurdle is indeed high. That’s why we must tackle it with the utmost seriousness. What’s the alternative? The power imbalances are huge, and the idea that the answer is just for individuals to opt out or hide just doesn’t make sense to me. I stand by my point: the great challenge of the 21st century is to build institutions that we can trust.

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