Subject: Re: FW: Why would I pay for Ximian software?
From: Chip Mefford <cmefford@avwashington.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2002 13:04:05 -0500

David Fetter wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 12:21:34PM -0500, Joshua C. Lerner wrote:
> > On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Harald Koch wrote:
> >
> > > "Joshua C. Lerner" wrote:
> > >
> > > > Yes, capitalism is oriented around corporations trying to
> > > > maximize profit.  Individuals too are generally interested in
> > > > maximizing income.
> > >
> > > Most individuals I know are interested in maximizing "standard of
> > > living", an entirely different measure
> >
> > Sure, the value of income (money) is based on what you can do with
> > it.  Isn't money what you use to raise your standard of living?  I
> > guess I need to know how you define "standard of living".

SNIPPAGE

A person must eat to live, 
Eating can even be fun.
But;
What is a person who lives to eat?