[Linux-aus] A speech by AG Ruddock "No Fair Use For You!"
kelly.daly at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 11:27:01 UTC 2006
ok - now i'm confused over where the in-fighting is taking place... Seems
more like educating the masses to prepare to fight the bad guys a little
I see questions and clarifications, not arguments. Maybe I'm not reading
enough into it
On 9/6/06, David Lloyd <lloy0076 at adam.com.au> wrote:
> > This is the most frustrating point. Its like punching fog, you can see
> > vague shapes but you can't land any solid blows.
> It's classical "conquer and divide" behaviour.
> It goes like this:
> 1. I'm going to do something
> 2. It's controversial but I won't really tell you exactly what I'm going
> to do
> 3. You can all fight with each other and if I think that by telling you
> more will make you in-fight more I will
> 4. Also, I'm going to gather the arguments you have against what I want
> to do
> 5. Noticing the way you're infighting and the arguments you'll probably
> use against me, I'll now tell you exactly what I'm going to do
> 6. Incidentally, I'll give you a ridiculously short amount of time to
> digest it
> 7. If you complain I haven't given enough time, what about all that
> time taken in (1, 2, 3 and 4)
> So, I can claim I have consulted you (huh, my partial explanations do so
> fit what I'm actually going to do), you're all fighting each other and
> my supporters have already marshalled arguments against you in case you
> haven't all confused yourselves totally already.
> Also, this means that people only partially interested in what I want to
> do get bored by you arguing about it all the time...
> I win.
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