Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.

Re: Eric Raymond

Author:Mark Staben
Posted:6/28/1999; 3:31:09 PM
Topic:Eric Raymond
Msg #:7876 (In response to 7867)
Prev/Next:7875 / 7877

...You have that power in your hands every time you drive your car. But you're accustomed to it and competent, so it doesn't bother you. You're not (hopefully) careless, and you don't lose your head and run down pedestrians.

I don't think this is analogous as the _purpose_ of a car is to transport people. The _purpose_ of a gun is to kill.

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