Jerry Garcia

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Barbara Meier: But there's this other thing happening.

Jerry Garcia: Yeah, and that has a consciousness of its own, and we're invented by it. It's really just a continuation of those old days. Everybody's gotten older and is doing other things in their lives, but we really never decided to go somewhere or become something. As we go along and gain larger and larger illusions of success, it requires more and more preplanning, and we have to spend more time investing consciousness into the fiction of the corporation. Even though we've always operated without an agenda, the hardest part is preserving the illusion of spontaneity. It gets to be more complex as it goes along, full of all kinds of complex ethical questions.

Barbara Meier: Like what?

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