Tomasz Rola on Wed, 13 Nov 2019 22:13:07 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> Latin as revolutionary act? (Morlock Elloi)

On Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 08:46:45PM +0100, Joseph Rabie wrote:
> Or perhaps we just cease speaking Morlock or Eloi.
> Joe.

I am not sure if I am reading you correctly and I am not quite sure
what people have against Morlock - albeit I suspect he (he?) stepped
on my toes lightly in the past, but not hard enough to remember what
was it, exactly. I am subscribed to few other lists and Morlock is not
really that bad, trust me.

Perhaps it is a problem with consistency. Not very long ago there was
a lament about how this list lacks a "different opinion". It is
possible I understand a word "different" differently, but as long as I
want a different opinion, I need to be prepared for reading from
people whose ideals are different than mine, and this is how I
understand "consistency", in this context. Say what is this thing that
you need and when it comes to you, do not whim.

To give you some example, I myself do not have big faith in socialism
(contrary to some posters here). At the same time, I do not have big
faith in capitalism, either (in case I would be called "rightist" by
some 0-1 types). However, I find reading opinions of people who
actually believe in those things to be rather educating for me.

Tomasz Rola

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** As the answer, master did "rm -rif" on the programmer's home    **
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