Re: Relinquish JXTA

From: Michael Wiik (
Date: Sat Apr 28 2001 - 09:12:43 MDT wrote:
> [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


Michael Wiik
Messagenet Communications Research
Washington DC Area Internet and WWW Consultants

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