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[ga] ... vandalism an honorable activity? NOT!

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> From: owner-ga@dnso.org [mailto:owner-ga@dnso.org]On Behalf Of Joe
> Baptista
> Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2000 3:53 AM
> On Thu, 6 Jan 2000, Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:
> > > >that the GA has suffered. The old saw about not fixing what  
> > > isn't broken,
> > > 
> > > I can change that.
> > 
> > Why? Just to instantiate a maturity level? Do you commonly go
> > around breaking things just because you can?
> If I can break it, it needs to be fixed or replaced.  But 
> don't worry, I'm not on the war path right now.

I'd feel better if I didn't have to worry. In your neighborhood, one
can not have windows because you feel that you have the right to
break breakable things. I strongly object to that. In meat-space,
such behaviour will land you in jail. This makes you nothing more
than a common vandal, a Cracker.

> Freedom costs my friend, some of us have the courage for it 
> and most of us don't.

Please, let's not confuse the lofty ideals of freedom with the common
dirt of simple vandalism. Our ancestors decided that this was wrong,
over a thousand years ago, when the Vandals were routed the first
time. I am also starting to get a pretty good idea of whom mwsh'd two
of my name-servers, in Fall98 (A person I'd love to meet ... up close
and personal [I didn't need to add 12 hours to an 18x7 schedule]).
Because, what you have just alluded to was a Cracker ethic and a
common rationalization, that crackers use, for their activities.

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