Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 31st Aug 2011 20:31 UTC
Apple "My neighbor, Steve Jobs, has been in the news lately. The talk of the town is the recent announcement he will be stepping aside to let other seeds grow at Apple. The business press, the general press, the blogosphere, and just about everybody else has waxed poetic about the 'greatest CEO of all time' saying that this 'boy wonder' has shaped the very nature of our lives with his genius. It's all true, but here in Palo Alto, Steve Jobs isn't just an icon, he's also the guy who lives down the street." I like stories that put a human being behind a public figure. As much as I dislike Apple's recent policies, Jobs is still just a regular person, like all of us. It's easy to forget that when you're sitting behind a glass desk 4000 kilometres away.
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RE: Just regular guys
by Laurence on Thu 1st Sep 2011 08:04 UTC in reply to "Just regular guys"
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Hitler loved animals too. He was a vegetarian.

Isn't it a bit early in the discussion to enforce Godwin's law? ;)

In all seriousness though: it's not really known for certain if Hitler was a vegetarian not. There's as much evidence to say he still eat mean, albeit a reduced consumption, as there is to say he was a vegetarian. Thus many argue that the term 'vegetarian' is misused in this instance.

Plus the reasons for his diet wasn't to do with animal wealth-fair; it was primarily dietary reasons. So whatever the semantic is correct, it wasn't out of love for animals the lead to his dietary habits.

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