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Not long ago you knew what to expect.

You were born in the town or village where you would die and in between those two events you would occupy yourself in much the same way as your parents did.

You'd inherit the same work, tools, beliefs and ambition.

The world around you advanced slowly and incrementally and your future looked like your past.

You only had to fire up your imagination the merest bit to overshoot reality by a distance.

So, in those days thinking big was for fairy tales.

Fast forward to right now, to this instant as your eyes pass over these words, and all that has changed profoundly.

Today, imagination is no longer for fairy ...

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