He probably does feel a bit like he fell into a rattlesnake den on a hot day. At 34 there is just no way he has the the frame of reference to understand what you and I have experienced, or understand what we miss from the old EAA. Maybe if he gets a little further along with the Tailwind he will begin to? Growth is rarely a good thing unless your motive is profit or empire building. Development, on the other hand, is to be encouraged. Some organizations can't tell the difference.