[linux-elitists] Content and its discontents
Thu Mar 4 18:58:17 PST 2004
begin Ben Finney quotation:
> Through fear of dependence on creators of works, and through fear of the
> established idea- and culture-sharing memes, they dragged along a model
> they understood: distribution of fungible material items, packaged
> nicely. Since they were seeing themselves as a shipping business, the
> poorly-understood stuff inside the containers is referred to as the
Oh I see yes that is novel and original hmmm zzzzZZZZZZZZZ...
> Perhaps using the term "culture" to refer to stuff that is quite
> obviously not buried under the sea is a good place to start.
"Creativity" has my vote.
"Forget the damned motor car and build cities for lovers and friends."
-- Lewis Mumford
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