[linux-elitists] Content and its discontents

Teh Entar-Nick nick@teh.entar.net
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
> "content".

	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.


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"Forget the damned motor car and build cities for lovers and friends."
	-- Lewis Mumford

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