“Then send Pamela,” she said. “She understands all that. You have an army of people who understand all that. You must.”
“But that’s exactly it. Because they ‘understand all that’, they won’t find the edge. They won’t find the new. And worse, they’ll trample on it, inadvertently crush it, beneath the mediocrity inherent in professional competence. I need a virtual amateur for this. A freelancer.”
Perhaps we all become Amateurs learning from one another as we preserve diversity toward out goal of collective learning.