[LINK] Jobs not all bad

David Goldstein wavey_one at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 21 18:03:31 AEDT 2011

The idiocy is in thinking it has to be half and half. Acknowledging the good and the bad seems quite reasonable. The article I referred to wasn't half and half either. 

----- Original Message -----
> From: Ivan Trundle <ivan at itrundle.com>
> To: David Goldstein <wavey_one at yahoo.com>
> Cc: "link at mailman.anu.edu.au" <link at mailman.anu.edu.au>
> Sent: Thursday, 20 October 2011 6:03 PM
> Subject: Re: [LINK] Jobs not all bad
> On 20/10/2011, at 2:15 PM, David Goldstein wrote:
>>  Compare and contrast - in today's Australian a report on the death of 
> one of the original white shoe brigade members in Queensland, Keith Williams. It 
> is mostly positive, but very early on in the report there is mention of 
> controversial issues in his life.
>>  So why isn't this par for the course for Steve Jobs? Well, largely, 
> maybe wholly, the infatuation people had with him. There can be articles written 
> when a person dies that looks at the good and the bad. To think otherwise is 
> idiotic.
> The idiocy is in thinking that, on balance, we are all half good and half bad, 
> and that each of us should be seen that way. This is the 'balanced' 
> reporting that we now expect to see in the media.
> iT

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