Re: Brin on Privacy

James Rogers (
Wed, 18 Dec 1996 13:46:21 -0800

At 02:46 PM 12/18/96 -0500, you wrote:
>You can't "make" the kings and priests and rich men do anything.
>You have only two choices; either join them, or create a culture
>in which they don't want to be tyrants.
>But the first choice is more interesting to me, and I don't see why it
>hasn't been considered. The assumption throughout this discussion, on
>both sides, seems to be that "we" are the po' folks. We are the masses.
>Well, I'm not.

I agree. Why settle for the lowest common denominator? That won't improve
life for anyone.

-James Rogers