If Steve Jobs dies it’s going to be a day of mourning eclipsing the rites surrounding those of the latest O.D’ed musician. It will be like the loss of Lennon. We will feel collectively that we’ve lost something, that can’t be replaced.

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I assume that Steve’s illness isn’t life threatening. But this quote still says a lot. And I agree with the sentiment.