Subject: Re: Returns to service professionals
From: Brian Bartholomew <bb@wv.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Jul 1999 03:24:32 -0400

> I really do believe that a lot of companies have, that the internet
> as they now encounter it, is a limitless resource, when in fact it
> was created by a cooperative spirit, and the kind of innovations
> that gave them their springboard will get "used up", and they are
> going to have to start doing more of the heavy lifting themselves to
> get to the next level.  My point is that like sustainable
> agriculture, it's better to start before you've depleted the soil.

Perhaps the pool of volunteer/charity programming talent is a commons
which can be overgrazed.


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