squeak program delivery, etc
bfelton at ibm.net
Sat Dec 5 19:30:23 UTC 1998
This is entirely inappropriate for the Squeak
mailing list. I will not be drawn into a
pointless exchange dragging this list increasingly
far off topic.
At 01:42 PM 12/5/98 -0500, you wrote:
>On Sat, Dec 05, 1998 at 06:39:33AM -0800, Bill Felton wrote:
>> Must disagree. Have you asked yourself what is the root of
>This is a red herring. The fundamental issue is the problem of greed
>and how it should be addressed in an ostensibly ethical society.
>> How does the existence of money generate homelessness per se?
>You're not thinking. A grossly inequitable distribution of the wealth
>which is finite where those with power have little or no concern for
>the rest of (growing) humanity nearly assures poverty. Does it really
>matter whether it's the crown or a high level executive? Let them eat
>cake doesn't cut it.
>> (And yes, Gates is an evil sob. What's your issue with Groves?)
>That we have replaced our notions of ethics with those of economics,
>and our notions of charity with those of acquisition... piss poor
>subsititutes in my opinion. It deeply saddens me to see young minds
>struggling to rationalize this. Not everything that makes one feel
>guilty and ashamed is in error.
>As I think a defense of moral relativism has no place here, I'll leave
>you with this in hopes of closing this. What sort of world do you want
>to live in tomorrow? Don't you feel you ought to share it with others?
>Christopher Oliver, Traverse Internet, oliver at traverse.net
> We've secretly replaced their web server with Folgers Crystals.
> Let's see if they notice.
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