I came to the part about the blocks and thought, this is what so many people struggle with when writing a novel: there isn’t a right answer. There are many answers and it’s a challenge to decide what is the right answer. You’re putting a great deal in this belief, that you can find the right answer in the fiction that you’ve created, an answer that will make others read and think, and perhaps enjoy. Or they can hate it, criticize it, and shun you. It’s a dangerous place to be and takes some balls to be out there.
Beyond that, the ideas in this video about education, economics, factories and the Internet are fascinating and truly thought-provoking.