Very entertaining recollection, showing a little of the human-side of an icon like himself. :P
Here's how he starts:
I think, to most people, scripting is a lot like obscenity. I can't define it, but I'll know it when I see it. Here are some common memes floating around:
"Everything is a string"
...I don't see any real center here, at least in terms of technology. If I had to pick one metaphor, it'd be easy onramps. And a slow lane. Maybe even with some optional fast lanes.
I didn't find he arrogant at all, unlike some other people over at Reddit.