hozer at hozed.org
Thu Jan 15 15:04:56 PST 2015
On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 12:20:33PM -0500, dan at geer.org wrote:
> John Young writes:
> | Comsec dream: secure means uniquely controllable by each person.
> | Free of faith, scripture, authorities, investors, apologists, exploiters.
> Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The
> savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe.
> Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
> -- Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead (1943)
>From each according to his ability, to each according to his need
Does this not describe the copyleft and copyfree software? Or maybe
it describes a world where farmers figure out they can make more
money by giving away all the food the world needs, and knowing
when to sell the rest for profit?
But I have a hard time believing that mathematics is anything other
than a testable shared belief, in which we all share faith.
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