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Re: Confession of a Microsoft Shilling Advocate

____/ Homer on Sunday 28 December 2008 10:30 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that The Lost Packet spake thusly:
>> Wow. I don't quite know how to respond to that. Except to say that in
>> my case at least, it's nothing political
> In my case, and in this context, the politics of Free Software (and
> those who oppose it) is mostly all that interests me. Similarly, in
> other contexts, the politics of most things in my life is the thing
> which concerns me most about them.
> The reason is simple:  Politics determines the nature of everything
> we do; how we do it; and even whether or not we're allowed to do it
> at all. You may ignore politics but it won't ignore you, and sooner
> or later that which you take for granted will be unrecognisable, or
> completely gone.
> Start taking an interest or prepare to lose everything that matters
> to you. It's your choice.
> http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20080528133529454

"Geeks like to think that they can ignore politics, you can leave politics
alone, but politics won't leave you alone."

                                --Richard Stallman
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