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Re: Former Microsoft Manager Advocates GNU/Linux

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____/ Homer on Friday 08 Jan 2010 22:36 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that KeithCu spake thusly:
>> And it isn't "hypocritical" that I use my MS money to fund a book
>> talking about their failing business model, it is "ironic".
> DFS' definition of hypocrisy is someone who earns a living, then
> criticises other's greed, because in his twisted mind, criticism
> of greed /is/ criticism of /money/. He has absolutely no concept
> of excess, hoarding, deprivation, monopolisation, or frankly any
> understanding of morality whatsoever. Apparently, he also thinks
> that no one is allowed to criticise a product or activity unless
> they completely abstain from that product or activity - somewhat
> overlooking the fact that it's only by experience that one gains
> the authority necessary to make such criticisms, and ignores the
> fact that abstinence often requires the imposition of one's will
> over other parties (e.g. the boss).
> If a slave criticises his gruel but continues eating that gruel,
> does that make him a hypocrite? Should he starve to death simply
> to justify his criticism?
> But then, according to DFS, we are not slaves, because Microsoft
> does not have a monopoly. He is utterly delusional.

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