MSOFT versus Open Source movement

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Fri May 4 10:51:57 PDT 2001

Carrol Cox wrote:

>Kendall Clark wrote:
>> >
>> You should read what I said more carefully. I was specifically talking
>> not about all workers or about society, but about progressive people
>> who are already predisposed to self-regulating their consumptive
>> practices based on their own moral reasoning.
>This is oxymoronic. A progressive person has much better things to do
>with his/her time than spend it "regulating their consumptive
>practices." I'll stop here, because your positions seem too absurd to
>bother refuting.
>Moralism of your sort can only become a widespread social practice if
>the state adopts it and enforces it with widespread use of firing

My god, Carrol, you can disagree with Kendall without bringing out the heavy artillery, can't you?

Maybe not.


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