Re: Brin on privacy

Michael Lorrey (
Sun, 22 Dec 1996 22:40:21 -0500 wrote:
> Michael Lorrey writes:
> > You shouldn't be so surprised John.
> (I've seen another guy named John on this list already, and there are
> probably many more. I've run into that before, and am quite content
> simply to be addressed as "Novak." I actually tend to prefer it,
> after all these years.)
> > Considering between 1/3 to 1/2 of
> > the people on the net consider themselves Libertarians, and the right to
> > bear arms is one of the prime planks of the Libertarian Party, you
> > should expect gun control debates WHEREVER you go on the net.
> Hmm. Then I suppose my life wouldn't be complete if I didn't throw
> out at least one brickbat for the assembled masses:
> "I used to consider myself a Libertarian. Then I read _Atlas
> Shrugged_."

Why? It was one of the books that made me become one. I do know of
people who were likewise turned off by it but their excuse was an
inability to comprehend or have patience for 30 page long soliloquies.


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