Posted Nov 6, 2012 16:20 UTC (Tue) by man_ls
In reply to: The easy way out
Parent article: Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)
You invite me to live in denial of human society and its main organizations, such as the ways of governing its communities? Thanks, but I actually prefer to live in a country where there is a government; nix explained it beautifully above. Even pillars of anarchy like Bakunin did not advocate the elimination of all organizations, but rather wanted to make all organizations voluntary (so that any party could rescind their membership at any time). I can sympathize with that view; not so much with believing that government is a collection of evil people.
And I don't want to limit my thoughts to just "people doing things", specially if it means "evil people doing malevolent things". For that matter I would prefer to believe, with Feynman, that there are only jiggling atoms; at least it is an amusing view and can lead to interesting conclusions.
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