Did you ever feel like you were having a conversation that repeats itself, over and over and over again? I feel this way every time the topic of DAOs comes up. Hence today’s consideration of Moloch DAO, after a recent Twitter joust on the topic.
I really, really want to like Moloch, though it may be because it takes its name from a passage in Alan Ginsberg’s Howl, and I like poems. Now Ginsberg was no Whitman, but Howl is a hell of a poem and the Moloch section is classic Ginsberg — screamingly over-the-top in a mid-century American hallucinogenic way:
“What sphinx of cement and aluminum bashed open their skulls and ate up their brains and imagination?