[The Minerva Project]’s investment proposition is a bit like living in an alternate universe where Apple is a nonprofit organization that has built the world’s greatest smartphone, clad in diamonds and gold, but is allowed to sell it to only 2,000 people a year. It might be gorgeous and useful, and owning one would be a mark of enormous prestige, but the real money is in selling to everyone who can afford an iPhone worldwide.

Kevin Carey, “An Idea Too Sensible to Try, Until Now”