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Re: Are we losing users to Gentoo?

On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 12:48:51AM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:

> >>"Emile" == Emile van Bergen <emile-deb@evbergen.xs4all.nl> writes:
>  Emile> Leaving me wondering how the collection of selfish genes, known as the
>  Emile> individual Manoj, was driven to make such a compassionate statement.
> 	Perhaps because I may be one of the victims? Perhaps not in
>  this incident, but other like it? and if I can change social norms of
>  conduct so that I would nto be hurt in the future?
> 	This is too easy.

To rely on gracious behaviour from other organisms is a losing evolutionary
strategy, and to attempt to avoid bruised feelings by inducing change in
social norms is a doomed proposition.


 - mdz

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