The most long-term success tends to come from reducing, to the greatest extent possible, the need for agreement and consensus.
– Isaac Z. Schlueter
Issac is the creator of npm, the nodejs package management system. This quote is the opening line of a great post on Issac’s blog called “Hazards of Consensus”. It does a great job of crystalizing some of the ideas I was thinking about when I was trying to get modularfilemaker.org going. Well worth the read.