E-books or not, I'm still buying 90% of my books from Amazon. Which isn't a young company either.
I find it funny that pretty much everything in the first paragraph has actually happened to its fullest. Even the "human contact" he's using as a final argument... most people I know hold at least a couple of close relationships almost exclusively online. Often with family.
Makes me scared when I realize back then I'd have agreed with at least half of it. What is coming in the next 15 years?!