Spout all you want on this wiki about TheAgeOfAmateurs, FreeSoftware, FreeMusic, DecentralizedLeft, NetworkSociety or evolutionary approaches to design. The truth is that no theoretical predictions are likely to come true in their entirity. The world is very complex, very messy, very InterTwingled?. And no simplistic assertion is going to be true.
Whatever you just read, whichever page guided you to this warning. Remember. The opposite is equally likely to be the case.
See also CounterThinking