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Re: Help!

On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 09:49:53PM -0500, Michael Martinell wrote:
> On Fri, September 9, 2005 8:53 pm, Carl Fink wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 05:30:29PM -0700, Steve Lamb wrote:
> >
> >>     If you install an OS, expect to read docs, period.
> >
> > No.
> >
> > Any information needed to make a choice should be PART OF THE PROGRAM (minus
> > very rare cases).  Why make the new user go searching?
> > --
> If you are so lazy as to not want to read through the getting started guide
> then you don't have much of a future period.  Most things in life that are
> worth doing require study - driving a car, being a doctor, being a computer
> tech, it doesn't really matter.  If you are looking for instant gratification
> watch tv and allow the television stations to think for you while the
> government takes care of you.  This thinking sounds like a typical liberal to
> me - unable to take care of yourself, (minus very rare cases).

I've tried to avoid responding to this bait many times but it's really
getting too much.

I've always considered a "typical" liberal to want primarily to
take care of people, not to be taken care of.  The intent being to
structure society so that most everyone will get to the point of
being able to take care of themselves as opposed to being downtrodden.

-- hendrik

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