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

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 07:45:55 MDT

On Sat, 21 Jul 2001, 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

Mike, given what you already said, I don't think you've met a single live
open source developer.

> people's work, that it is a moral imperative that people give their

Stealing? Huh?

> work away, or have it stolen from them in retribution for being

It's not a moral imperative, sometimes giving things away is rationally

> selfish enough to want to own one's own labor. I don't see open source

Huh? Do you invent this stuff, or have you some FUD leaflet you're copying

> as 'improving' on capitalisms alleged failings. OSM has plenty enough
> failings of its own.


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