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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

On Wed, 2004-04-28 at 09:25, Jochen Voss wrote:
> Hi Herbert,
> your ideology seem to still waver a little bit.  You have to work on
> this.
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 08:56:55PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> > ... The proletariat seeks to transform the world according to its
> > own world outlook, and so does the bourgeoisie. In this respect, the
> > question of which will win out, socialism or capitalism, is still
> > not really settled.
> Once the proletariat has finally acquired full control over the means
> of production the really existing socialism will of course win and
> communism shall rule henceforth ... or something like this ...

Speaking in the realm of software at least, I think of "no artificial
barriers" (libre software) as more sysnonymous with a purely free market,
therefore capitalist environment rather than communist.

I think of government-granted monopolies (patents, copyright, etc) as
closer to a state-run communistic environment than a capitalistic one.

ok, ok... I stop here.

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