[lbo-talk] Von Hayek was wrong

// ravi ravi at platosbeard.org
Fri Apr 8 07:44:05 PDT 2011

On Apr 5, 2011, at 9:21 PM, Mark DeLucas wrote:
> The issue is difficult. I was certainly intemperate though, and I
> apologize.

Thank you, and good luck!


> 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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