Yeah. Also, it worked! Internally, there was (is?) a very strong culture around doing the right thing. Though, as you point out, I’m guessing it had negative consequences too. Not because they wanted to do evil, exactly, but just because a lot of issues are more nuanced. Much debate had to ensue to get over this self-imposed bar. In general, they seem to have navigated it well. 😉

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