Re: paying the artists: the spike

From: Alex Future Bokov (
Date: Sat Jul 29 2000 - 17:07:11 MDT


On Sat, 29 Jul 2000, Jason Joel Thompson wrote:

> > After all, money is important only insofar as it is a means to an end,
> > and if you can short-circuit the process and get at the end itself, who
> > needs money?
> Hey, I'm with you... I'd love to get past money. And we will, eventually.
> But I don't think that we can pretend that it isn't currently a tremendously
> powerful thing, and curiosity and respect of peers doesn't put food on the
> table.

Right, but if one's needs physical needs are already satisfied, the
need for more money is a psychological need, not a practical one. Which
does not invalidate it, merely explains without undue idealism why
people are sometimes motivated by things besides profit.

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