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Larry Qualig wrote something like:
Freedom is an odd concept actually and depends on a POV. Nobody is really 'free' except within the boundaries that a particular society allows.
Look at 'democracy' in the US. It's really just the occasional choice between two dictators from another (slightly wacked) POV. A guy in rural china is just as 'free' as you are in his normal day to day existance for the most part. He probably thinks the average american is just as much a slave to the machine.
Seriously, nobody is really free to do whatever they want, they are only free to choose certain options available in their environment. The environment changes and so do the freedoms within that environment. Obviously some people are more 'free' than others, but it's still comes down to a point of view. What I see as free is likely to differ from someone else.
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OK poked his little head through the XP firewall and said: I think the discussion is confusing "driver" with...
It's not just 'freedom' that attracts me to linux, tho the ability to install it on all machines is a point towards it, but I did that with windows in the past anyway. The big attraction to linux is that it actually works reliably and sercurely.
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That's just horse poo. Your beliefs very are outdated. Current versions of Windows runs the largest graphic apps perfectly well. As a matter of fact some companies ported their flagship product from Unix to...
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