Just wanted to say I really appreciate all of you being apart of this dialogue with me and the sentiments I ultimately argued for. Knowing I’m not alone, despite writing this earlier this year feeling alone, reassures me that we all want better for design.
"It was a nonideological, noneditorial stance—one that he’d taken in conversation with me before. But often, adherence to neutrality only enforces existing power structures. In these moments, Substack’s founders veer into unsettling corporate-tech-dude-speak, papering over the fact that a “nonideological” vision is, of course, ideology just the same."