After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> ____/ Homer on Saturday 14 February 2009 22:45 : \____
>> Someone needs to shut down every junior/primary school in the world,
>> effective immediately, because they're filled with "pirates" reading
>> books out loud. Those scum-sucking, hippie, commie, paedophile, free
>> -tard, unamerican terrorists, they obviously need torturing in Gitmo
>> for a couple of weeks, for this heinous crime of "learning". That'll
>> "learn" 'em good.
> What is the point of reading something if you cannot talk about what you've
> Imagine reading Orwell and then being told that you cannot tell people about
> what you've read (paraphrasing does not change ideas).
For Dan Halbert, the road to Tycho began in college---when Lissa Lenz
asked to borrow his computer. Hers had broken down, and unless she could
borrow another, she would fail her midterm project. There was no one she
dared ask, except Dan.
This put Dan in a dilemma. He had to help her---but if he lent her his
computer, she might read his books. Aside from the fact that you could go
to prison for many years for letting someone else read your books, the
very idea shocked him at first. Like everyone, he had been taught since
elementary school that sharing books was nasty and wrong---something
that only pirates would do.
Linux is addictive, I'm hooked!
-- MaDsen Wikholm's .sig