Paul, I hope you take no offense, and consider this a useful exercise in public discussion. We should get on stage together somewhere and have the discussion in real time!
What Paul Graham Is Missing About Inequality
Tim O'Reilly
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Tim, thanks for bringing data and some much-needed nuance to this discussion. After reading your full response, I was reminded of this classic scene from Good Will Hunting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnZ0Y4rvz6E