[Way OT] Re: Not a query, but an observation.
> Paul E Condon wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 11:13:59AM -0500, Kent West wrote:
> > > [schnip]
> > Kent, there is a nice sociology/anthropology term for your attitude
> > toward Microsoft; for you (and me), Microsoft is 'ritually unclean',
> > like pork to Muslims and Jews ;-).
> I prefer the legal term: criminal.
I like both characterizations, though the former is an insult to pigs.
Microsoft can't even make the traditional view of pigs (actually a
conspicuously clean animal) look worse than itself. It (Microsoft)
doesn't fly here (much like pigs).
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
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