Re: Using Ubuntu when I'm used to Debian.
On Thursday 06 April 2006 00:38, Chris Metzler wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Apr 2006 00:29:14 -0400
> Hal Vaughan wrote:
> >On Thursday 06 April 2006 00:26, Chris Metzler wrote:
> >>On Wed, 5 Apr 2006 14:19:12 -0400
> >>Hal Vaughan wrote:
> >>> And that proves even more that you are not volunteering your time
> >>> unless you get something for it. That's not volunteering.
> >>> Volunteering is giving without expecting a ROI.
> >> This is fiction. Everyone who volunteers gets a return on their
> >> investment; without it, they wouldn't volunteer. That "return"
> >> may not be in some sort of traditional form like cash, goods, or
> >> services; but if the volunteer absolutely truly got nothing out
> >> of it -- no sense of satisfaction, no gladness at having been
> >> able to help another, absolutely nothing -- then there is nothing
> >> to drive the volunteer towards that activity as opposed to
> >> another.
> > Ironic that you would say this, especially considering your sig.
> How so?
Thank you for proving the point (about you not seeing the connection
between volunteering, giving, and altruism in general).