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Re: Bug#283578: ITP: hot-babe -- erotic graphical system activity monitor

On Wed, Dec 01, 2004 at 10:04:15PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> writes:
> > I think that the best solution to many of the worlds problems would be to 
> > provide really cheap laptops and good net access (including satellite net 
> > access).  The idea is that everyone in the world should be able to download 
> > whatever they like (with a few exceptions such as child porn).
> It's a great idea, and I hope it would work.  But I'm wary of such
> technological determinism.  In Europe, cheap printing led to a million
> presses printing sheets of whatever, with the result that there was a
> sudden huge broadening in thought, bringing in its wake the
> Refomation, the Enlightenment, and all kinds of good things to follow.
> In China, the result of the very same technology was the exact
> opposite; it provided the ability to mass-produce official versions of
> classic texts, to centralize the imperial bureaucracy more
> effectively, and so forth.
> Thomas
Hi Thomas,
the freedom of the press means that the people control the press.
if the goverment control the press, then there is no such freedom.
counter.li.org #238656 -- goto counter.li.org and be counted!

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