[LINK] What Do Steve Jobs' Obituaries Leave Out? His Appreciation for LSD
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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> Sent: Wednesday, 12 October 2011 8:58 AM
> 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.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: thoughtmaybe.com <community at thoughtmaybe.com>
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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
>>> important things he did in his life.
>>> /October 7, 2011
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