[LINK] What Do Steve Jobs' Obituaries Leave Out? His Appreciation for LSD
wavey_one at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 11 23:03:26 AEDT 2011
I'm not sure what you've been reading Ivan, but probably well over 90% of the articles about Jobs have been saintly. Very few look at the good and the bad. I'm not sure why Jobs should be treated in a way that doesn't examine the pluses and minuses.
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> From: Ivan Trundle <ivan at itrundle.com>
> To: Nicholas English <nik.english at gmail.com>
> Cc: "link at mailman.anu.edu.au" <link at mailman.anu.edu.au>
> Sent: Tuesday, 11 October 2011 8:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [LINK] What Do Steve Jobs' Obituaries Leave Out? His Appreciation for LSD
> On 11/10/2011, at 8:21 PM, Nicholas English wrote:
>> it is hard not to react to the *Hagiography*/hype
> Why is it so hard? And what makes the anti-hagiography any different?
> Do we have an innate need to provide a 'balance' and thus write complete
> and utter tripe when someone writes the opposite?
> I'm not suggesting that Jobs was in any way saintly, but dancing on his
> (metaphorical) grave with hob-nail boots is premature, disrespectful and jejune.
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