Rant on BSD vs GPL was [Good ol' BSD vs. GPL]
cathalgarvey at cathalgarvey.me
Mon Jan 12 11:47:37 PST 2015
I think it inappropriate to insert your own text in a quoted block without making it clear that you're misquoting someone deliberately. Whatever your (provably false with well established psych/sociological research) notions of personal merit vs. wealth, they are not Stallman's: keep them out of the block, or don't pretend it's a quote.
On 12 January 2015 17:07:05 GMT+00:00, Mirimir <mirimir at riseup.net> wrote:
>On 01/11/2015 10:39 PM, Juan wrote:
>> On Sun, 11 Jan 2015 23:00:38 -0500
>> grarpamp <grarpamp at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 4:34 PM, Juan <juan.g71 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> about serious stuff like constantly invoking freedom
>>>> while being a crass statist.
>>> It's a trap!
>> Ha. Wait!
>Stallman opines therein:
>| Above all, we need a state in order to have democracy, which
>| is the system by which the many non-rich [aka beta, weak,
>| clueless, stupid, etc] join together to overcome the power
>| of the rich [aka alpha, powerful, skilled, smart, etc] and
>| thus deny them control over society.
>I agree, but only provisionally, and only if the alphas don't control
>the state. However, alphas typically do end up controlling the state,
>and that's the fatal defect. What's needed long term is conversion of
>betas into gammas. With enough gammas, the state will arguably wither
>away. But I'll be dead long before then, so I focus on the process.
>> When I first read it I missed this line
>> "Copyright (c) 2013 Richard Stallman Verbatim copying and
>> redistribution of this entire page are permitted provided this
>> notice is preserved. "
>> LMAO! unintentional self-parody at its best.
>No, he's just saying that he'll track you down and kick your ass if you
>fuck with his shit. There's no state required for that ;)
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