The Internet has given the ordinary individual permissionless leverage

Sharing Ideas, producing content has never been easier with the age of the Internet. Creating content is free and replication has no marginal costs. You also do not need permission from anyone to create and develop. This gives you two things: permissionless leverage and infinite upside.

100 years back in order to broadcast ideas, you would need to give a lecture, over and over in order. Now, a cheap microphone and internet will allow you to broadcast your idea to millions of people.