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Re: Using Ubuntu when I'm used to Debian.

On Thu, 6 Apr 2006 00:39:20 -0400
Hal Vaughan wrote:
>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).

I don't know how you get *there*, either.  While there are qualities
in common, or relationships, between those three things, none of them
are equivalent.

Why don't you elucidate your point in more than just a one-liner?


Chris Metzler			cmetzler@speakeasy.snip-me.net
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"As a child I understood how to give; I have forgotten this grace since I
have become civilized." - Chief Luther Standing Bear

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