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“But it does seem to me that when capitalism encourages ever more rapid change, children enjoy one big advantage over adults: they haven’t decided who they are. They haven’t sunk a lot of psychological capital into a particular self.”
“To know progress you need to know what it has rolled over or left behind, and when progress is moving as fast as it now is, recalling its victims is difficult.”
“When the internet landed on them it had redistributed the prestige and authority that goes with a general understanding of the ways of the world away from the grown-ups to the child.”
“The internet had taught him how hazy the line was between perception and reality.”