A lot of people say they want to know the person who sells to them. They want a tight-knit Mayberry-like marketplace where you buy from and sell to your friends and family. Seems more civil and cozy than the widely dispersed and highly specialized global market, doesn’t it? I don’t think so. And I don’t think most people realize that the very anonymity they claim to dislike is one of the more humanizing and freeing aspects of the market.
Trying a new format, I recorded this while driving home from Starbucks.