If you are taking part in this experiment, you are one of us.
We are people who believe in individual liberty and the ability to determine our own fates. We are people who want to carve our names into history, even if only a small corner of it. We want the right to create meaningful work that helps us and our communities grow.
If you believe in the web, then you believe in freedom.
The web liberates us. It allows us to be who we want to be, independent of our social circles, our geography, our family history– hell, independent even of who we currently are. The real world is about who we are now. The web liberates us to think about who we want to be.
We may not all agree on everything, but we agree on this: The web frees us to talk the way we want to, to think our own thoughts, and to become the people we were born to become.
This place is an endless frontier where everyone can claim their own space. Because the Earth has limited space, not everyone can have everything. But on the web, space is infinite, so everyone can have something to call their own.
Hyperlinks flatten hierarchies, pushing people of authority back down to a human level where they are once again accountable. It brings people with no power together, so they can build something greater than themselves. Through this, bureaucracies are broken down and antiquated authorities are wiped out.
Do you believe in this?
If you believe in all of this for yourself, there is one more thing: You must believe in it for all other people, everywhere, and forever.
And if you would work on it for yourself, you must work on it for everyone.