Cyberspace, like water.

20 years ago, John Perry Barlow wrote “A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace.”

I remember the inspiration it spawned, and now in hindsight, can’t imagine thinking we’d be in this state.

Our cyber civilization looks like Facebook and speaks like Twitter.

Free speech is captured by Government surveillance, blocked by firewalls, and can be forcibly forgotten by law.

Advertising greases e-commerce by tracking people and assaulting them with messages of no interest.

We spend hours per day interacting with our tiny app phone wherever we are, often ignoring the people around us.

“You [government] have no sovereignty where we gather.”

And so it goes. 140 words, a 1 minute read on Medium.

Be water my friend.

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