[linux-elitists] The hairball speaks

Martin Pool mbp@sourcefrog.net
Thu Sep 11 19:36:13 PDT 2003

On 11 Sep 2003 Joakim Ziegler <joakim@avmaria.com> wrote:

> ESR needs to be best, the leader, the authority. He craves power and
> people worshipping him. If people disagree with him, he froths at the
> mouth and becomes totally irate. 
> These are not irrelevant ad-hominems. These are basically traits that
> are very undesirable to have in a spokesman for anything.

I suspect many leaders of governments or large companies have these
traits.  Certainly there are enough anecdotes about leaders of IT
companies having large egos.

It's just that most of them have enough sense not to publish essays
confessing it...


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