Are disruptors really the silver bullet in this age of chaos?
We hero worship disruptors: individuals spread through history who redefined the world in their image. Whether through Copernicus’ naked eye, Henry Ford’s production line, Tim Berners-Lee’s World Wide Web or Jeff Bezos’s Amazon, disruption transforms the way we live. A small number of outsiders have always had a disproportionately large effect on humanity. But is this worship warranted?