Conversations For Transformation: Essays Inspired By The Ideas Of Werner Erhard

Conversations For Transformation

Essays By Laurence Platt

Inspired By The Ideas Of Werner Erhard

And More




(working title)

The Invincibility Of The Internet

(working title)

Deer Park, Angwin, California, USA

August 8, 2018



This essay, The Invincibility Of The Internet (working title), is the companion piece to Optimized For Mobile.

It was also the sequel to Essays - Three Years Later: Internet Presence.



Werner Erhard created the context for the body of work on this website. To be sure, it was I who started it and, under my own volition, posted its first content on Sunday August 17, 2003. But it wasn't until a fortuitous one-on-one meeting with Werner that things really took off. In that meeting, he suggested I change the website's title from my erstwhile "The Werner Erhard Essays" to "Conversations For Transformation" which was its original byline. My idea in titling it "The Werner Erhard Essays" was that its body of work was inspired by him. His concern was that titling it "The Werner Erhard Essays" implied its body of work was written  by him. I got his point. I changed the title immediately.

But it was what he said next, that altered the entire direction in which I was going with it. He suggested it provide an internet presence. Of what? I asked.

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