[lbo-talk] Von Hayek was wrong

Mark DeLucas mkdelucas at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 18:21:20 PDT 2011

The issue is difficult. I was certainly intemperate though, and I apologize.

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 8:45 PM, // ravi <ravi at platosbeard.org> wrote:

> On Apr 5, 2011, at 8:20 PM, 123hop at comcast.net wrote:
> > I wish you the best in securing congenial work. I think you misunderstood
> the drift of my original post. I was not pleased with the way the NYT
> article mixed up the free work of the truly desperate with the free work of
> temporarily unemployed CEOs, lining up their next gig.
> Which is exactly how I read your post. Irrespective of which segment of
> "free workers" is larger, I think (tentatively) that they are different in
> nature and worthy of independent attention.
> Mark writes:
> > And it's not clear to me how
> > taking away from me even this pathetically slight opportunity works to
> my
> > benefit or that of the world.
> Please don't read me wrong. I have not advocated outlawing free work (much
> less called for treating everyone, or even some who work for free, "scabs")
> and consequently denying you this understandable and necessary
> outlet/opportunity. I hope for nothing but the best for you.
> --ravi
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