Re: reaction to Microsoft ruling

From: Charlie Stross (
Date: Thu Apr 13 2000 - 03:21:04 MDT

On Tue, Apr 11, 2000 at 05:03:10PM -0700, john grigg wrote:
> Just maybe, the man is a patriot and loves his country, warts and all.

Just what on earth is there to love about _any_ country?

Patriotism, IMO, is a very anti-extropian sentiment. For the proof of
the pudding, just go read any history of the first world war (one that
doesn't focus on the trivial US involvement in that struggle, but goes
into the broad picture).

-- Charlie

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