[conspire] Book Burning continues thanks to the Feds
ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Thu Mar 24 20:51:29 PDT 2011
On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 08:45:11PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Er, maybe I shouldn't hang the proverbial lampshade on it, but I now
> find myself impelled to apologise for being inadvertently rude. (Mom
> always says: 'A gentleman is never rude accidentally.')
> I wrote:
> > I hesitate to suggest promoting 'free culture' licensing ideas to the
> > dossim, as they're probably way ahead of me on that. (You tell me.
> > I'm just the blond gentile agnostic guy with the Lutheran ancestors. ;-> )
> _As_ that blond gentile agnostic guy with the Lutheran ancestors, I
> suppose I could claim cluelessness, but honesty impels me to admit I
> knew in the back of my mind that 'dossim' is pejorative slang
> (Yiddish-accented Hebrew for 'religious'), but forgot. Sorry.
> I should have said (or meant to say) 'Haredim'.
Well I'm tosing in the towel at this point.
>  Whereas, 'DOS sim' is something wholly different. For the perplexed:
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"> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.<
You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attached at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt. I guess you missed that one."
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