The latest from Seth Godin: When Culture Gets Stuck
So classical music gets stuck because the new stuff isn't like the regular kind, the classics. French food got stuck, because no restaurant could risk its 3 stars to try something new. ...Inside most fields, we see pitched battles between a few people who want serious change to reinvigorate the genre they love--and the masses, who won't tolerate change of any kind. Hey, there are still people arguing vehemently about whether Mass should be in Latin or not.
Somehow, this reminds me of the 100-point scale, the three-tier system, screwcaps vs. corks, and how to market wine.
It's Sunday, so take your cuppa and go read the full text of Seth's post.