Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Jan 2012 19:12 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Late last year, president Obama signed a law that makes it possible to indefinitely detain terrorist suspects without any form of trial or due process. Peaceful protesters in Occupy movements all over the world have been labelled as terrorists by the authorities. Initiatives like SOPA promote diligent monitoring of communication channels. Thirty years ago, when Richard Stallman launched the GNU project, and during the three decades that followed, his sometimes extreme views and peculiar antics were ridiculed and disregarded as paranoia - but here we are, 2012, and his once paranoid what-ifs have become reality.
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Gullible Jones
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2006-05-23

Evolution is not random. You have different selective pressures for different roles and environments; a bad mutation for one could be great for another. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adaptive_radiation

BTW, you do realize that attitudes like yours are what brought us the Crusades and burning people at the stake, right?

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