Since 2010

Conspiracy of lawyers

Terence Eden in a post titled “What isn’t realtime?”:

there are so many bewildering slow steps that it’s hard not to imagine a conspiracy of lawyers keeping things churning along to pad out their fees

Jesus yes. I’m now into the third year to trying to deal with my late father’s estate and I’ve been saying exactly the same thing. At each turn it’s as if he’s the first person to have ever died. The whole thing has been completely impenetrable for a normal human like me, and I am convinced that is by design. Because money, I assume.