Re: [ox-en] Re: Marxists and Anarchists, was: Re: [AktiviX] Reading on politics of free software
- From: "Benj. Mako Hill" <mako debian.org>
- Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 12:43:41 -0800
On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 03:26:32AM [PHONE NUMBER REMOVED], Rich Walker wrote:
Benj. Mako Hill wrote:
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 01:23:30PM -0500, Art McGee wrote:
More importantly, the less "controlled" nature of the FLOSS
development process is something that Anarchists grasp
Except of course the Luddite or semi-Luddite anarchists. There are many
-- but don't expect them to chime in on this list!
Ahem! You're re-iterating the old stereotypes about Luddites. We 
followers of General Ludd are firm believers in the use of techne to
improve the lot of the worker - but are absolutely opposed to those
technologies that dehumanise.
I was waiting for someone to jump in with this. I almost said
"anti-technology anarchists" but a visit to my dictionary implied that
this was I was not incorrect in the way I used the term.
Semantics aside, I'm sure you know the group I'm talking about. Sorry
if I offended.
Benjamin Mako Hill