Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Jesse Hirsch's talk

New window of information about open source. However, I couldn't accept his anarchistic views that "lawlessness is the rule". To what end, I ask? He sorts of says, "to bring down the ruling elites", and sort of corrects himself and says well, to make them accountable, that I can accept. But I couldn't help wondering then how would society be without a ruling class? Another interesting point to ponder on is his key assumption of distrust, which is supposed to lead us to questioning and trust. Well, as with all windows of information, let's see where it leads us...


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