The film ultimately suggests that the deeply unpleasant behavior of people in the tech industry may be worth putting up with because of what they sometimes manage to create, often in spite of themselves.
— Farhad Manjoo,”In ‘Steve Jobs,’ Tolerating Tech’s Unpleasant Visionaries“, New York Times, 9 October 2015
To create we must destroy. We have to smash the status quo, shatter expectations, exterminate bugs and terminate complacency.
The good always stands in the way of the excellent. We must kill the merely capable to make room for the transcendent.
How can you be a creator without also being a destroyer?
“I have become Cali, destroyer of worlds,” as they say.