[LINK] What Do Steve Jobs' Obituaries Leave Out? His Appreciation for LSD

David Goldstein wavey_one at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 12 10:08:13 AEDT 2011

Your ignorance of philanthropy is up there with your ignorance of most things in life Kim.

----- Original Message -----
> From: Kim Holburn <kim at holburn.net>
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> Subject: Re: [LINK] What Do Steve Jobs' Obituaries Leave Out? His Appreciation for LSD
> On 2011/Oct/11, at 5:52 PM, David Goldstein wrote:
>>  It's a shame there isn't more focus on Jobs' greed and his lack 
> of philanthropy. So much so he pulled all Apple's philanthropic programmes 
> when he rejoined the company, and apart from Bono bleating about some miserable 
> giving, there is no record of Jobs or Apple having given a cent since.
> There's no record of you giving anything to charity either.  Perhaps if 
> *you* gave something to charity, you'd be more charitable to others.  Why 
> should he have been a philanthropist?  He was a businessman.  CEO of a very 
> successful company.  You don't get there by being pleasant or charitable.  
>>  And there's the appalling environmental record in China, recently 
> labelled the worst technology company doing business in China. And languishing 
> near the bottom of Greenpeace's Greener Guide to Electronics. Oh, and 
> let's not forget the miserable working conditions of Foxconn employees that 
> Apple seems to have done nothing about. Maybe Apple should attach a label to 
> each product saying how many people died making it!
> Like I said before: all your electronics are made in similar companies.  With 
> similar conditions.  Only worse.  And no publicity.  
>>   But for, see the 2 articles below:
>>   What Everyone Is Too Polite to Say About Steve Jobs
>>  In the days after Steve Jobs' death, friends and colleagues have, in 
> customary fashion, been sharing their fondest memories of the Apple co-founder. 
> He's been hailed as "a genius" and "the greatest CEO of his 
> generation" by pundits and tech journalists. But a great man's 
> reputation can withstand a full accounting. And, truth be told, Jobs could be 
> terrible to people, and his impact on the world was not uniformly positive.
> "Not uniformly positive"!  Damn him with faint praise.  
> Bad Obits: Warning: some of these are funny, not all are very nice.
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>>  ----- Original Message -----
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>>>  Sent: Tuesday, 11 October 2011 1:54 PM
>>>  Subject: [LINK] What Do Steve Jobs' Obituaries Leave Out? His 
> Appreciation for LSD
>>>    What Do Steve Jobs' Obituaries Leave Out? His Appreciation for 
>>>  Apple's legendary co-founder Steve Jobs said acid was one of the 
> most 
>>>  important things he did in his life.
>>>  /October 7, 2011
> http://www.alternet.org/story/152665/what_do_steve_jobs%27_obituaries_leave_out_his_appreciation_for_lsd
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