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Re: [dvd-discuss] Gedanken Experiment -Unix and Norton
Jeme A Brelin wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jul 2003, John Zulauf wrote:
> > Is this were I insert "information wants to be anthropomorphized" retort
> > to the "information wants to be free" argument.
> That's a fair attack on a stupid way of saying something basically true.
> That is to say, "information wants to be free" is true in one sense, but
> the idea that information "wants" anything is really dumb. It's like
> saying "water wants to flow downhill" or "electricity wants to have 0
> potential" or something stupid like that.
The correct statement is, quite simply, "information is free."
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