Re: capitalist religion (was: NANO: _Forbes_ cover story)

From: Technotranscendence (
Date: Sat Jul 21 2001 - 11:46:26 MDT

On Saturday, July 21, 2001 6:41 AM Mike Lorrey wrote:
> The problem is that the open source movement is heavily populated by
> anti-property anarchists who think its a cool thing to steal other
> people's work, that it is a moral imperative that people give their work
> away, or have it stolen from them in retribution for being selfish
> enough to want to own one's own labor. I don't see open source as
> 'improving' on capitalisms alleged failings. OSM has plenty enough
> failings of its own.

That's true, but the nature of the movement itself is not anti-free market.
That's the problem with people confusing free markets and property with
hierarchy and conservatism.


Daniel Ust
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