> [Bill] Joy has thus put his personal and financial self-interest ahead of
> his philosophical beliefs. He has compartmentalized his mind so that
> he can be the wise philosopher one day, raising cautionary notes about
> technology, while he can be the profitable technologist the next, making
> money for himself and his company (he is a major Sun stockholder).
And........? What's your point? Don't most people do this?
I can't say I never contradict myself. I'm working on it, but exposing
Bill Joy as a hypocrite seems a lot of effort for little or no reward.
Besides, I kinda like 'the wise philosopher one day, profitable
technologist the next' career myself. Seems a necessary extropian
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