Re: Are we losing users to Gentoo?
On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 12:48:51AM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >>"Emile" == Emile van Bergen <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.