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I have hopes for The Boring Company.

Repeat after me: Elon Musk is not the solution to all my problems.

More seriously though: its easy to bank all your hopes on one person that seems to deliver things but this isn't how it works in real life. We need a system where its easier to plan and build infrastructure. Not to accept the system as given and wait for superheros who will fix it all by themselves.

I suppose the invention of the train and automobile by "superheroes" wasn't how real life worked either. In reality they were designed entirely by government committees.

Would it be better if we were more proactive as a society in investing in infrastructure? Sure. That doesn't detract from the fact that I like the prospects of what The Boring Company might accomplish.

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