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

David Goldstein wavey_one at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 12 10:10:53 AEDT 2011

Why is this a troll Darrell? Obituaries for other famous people include the good and the bad and the indifferent. Why should Jobs be treated differently? It's ridiculous to suggest otherwise.

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> From: Darrell Burkey <darrell.burkey at anu.edu.au>
> To: "link at mailman.anu.edu.au" <link at mailman.anu.edu.au>
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> Sent: Wednesday, 12 October 2011 9:41 AM
> Subject: Re: [LINK] What Do Steve Jobs' Obituaries Leave Out? His Appreciation for LSD
> On 11/10/11, David Goldstein  <wavey_one at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>  It's a shame there isn't more focus on Jobs' greed and his lack 
> of philanthropy.
> Nice troll David. I'll bite as usual. :-)
> There's a time and place for everything. I guess being the public figure he 
> was makes him a target and he doesn't deserve any compassion for the 
> terrible situation he dealt with? None of us here will ever really know the 
> total truth about Steve Jobs or what kind of man he was. I'm no Apple fanboi 
> but I'm certainly willing to seperate that from how sad it is that he 
> suffered a great deal from a terrible disease and that his family are going 
> through very difficult times.   
>>   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.
> I doubt that's true but even if it is, what's your problem? His company, 
> his decisions. Businesses aren't required to have philanthropic programmes. 
> I doubt you rise that far in business without a few bodies around the place. 
> I'm changing my will to include a statement that no one on LINK is to be 
> informed of my death. 
> Cheers. 
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