It is hard to keep in mind that cloth making was a laborious process not so long ago. Watching this video of cloth making, from plant fiber to finished cloth, is almost exhausting to watch.
“And there’s something special about idea technology, that makes it different from the technology of things. With things, if the technology sucks, it just vanishes, right? Bad technology disappears. With ideas—false ideas about human beings will not go away if people believe that they’re true. Because if people believe that they’re true, they create ways of living and institutions that are consistent with these very false ideas.”
Enjoy four minutes of pure joy.