Can the client climb on the second floor with a rope? We used that in a treehouse last year. It should work the same.
Now, Steve, what did I tell you about pulling in dependencies without my say-so? I know you're comfortable with all those old frameworks but we need to keep our design fresh and cutting edge. Now, I've got this excellent system some kids just out of college put together, very next gen, very cutting edge. See, you just take a see-saw and the guy picks up a boulder and stands on one end of it...
cherry-picking a few horror cases is a propaganda technique
And? What are you going to do about them? These are messes that the industrialists made. Are you even going to provide a counter-point of an unregulated mine that was shutdown in a clean and orderly manner? CAN you even provide a counter-point? Are you going to tell us what makes this time different? Tell us why, if we drop all the regulations now and start over just like back then, people will not do the same things they did back then?
But London has had minicabs too for years (these are cabs you can't just hail in the street, you have to phone them to get one) and these are regulated under less onerous regulations than the black cabs. What makes Uber different to any other minicab service that's currently up and running in London? Nothing really, other than you press buttons on your mobile phone's touch screen to order one, instead of talking into your mobile phone's microphone.
All I'm saying is that we can't develop something until we have a need for it, and has anyone really said they needed a second floor?
How many surrealists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? One to hold the giraffe and one to fill the bathtub with brightly colored power tools.