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

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 12:47:48 MDT

Eugene Leitl wrote:
> 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.

I've met many, Gene. I did not say that most or all are such people.

> > 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.
> > 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
> from?

Gee, Gene, why is it that the worldwide attack on intellectual property
rights in general comes out of the same people who are involved in open
source? Its endemic to the paradigm.

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