Founders do not have a guidebook or manual to follow the way that later generations do. They have been thrown into a completely new situation.
Are nation-states--as they exist today--a plausible and necessary alternative to the ideology of an empire?
The 21st century tools which have given power and control to the masses, has also created a handful of powerful tech companies; providing a unique challenge to both legislators and users regarding its use and abuse.
Thought leaders bang on about building a digital culture, but even before the pandemic hit; there had already been significant backlash regarding the impersonal and frivolous nature of online communication.