Date: Tue Sep 19 2000 - 10:39:20 PDT
Miserable? Geeks are inherently miserable? You might want to tell that
to some of the few hundreds of geeks I know; they don't seem to know this.
"A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity."
-- Robert Frost
On Tue, 19 Sep 2000, Adam L. Beberg wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, Jeff Barr wrote:
> > Well, this is weird enough for FoRK:
> > My son Stephen is 15, and he has been eating/sleeping/breathing Linux for
> > a while. He's set up a network for a startup, and he just bought himself
> > a Thinkpad.
> > His bedroom is adjacent to my home office. He's sound asleep,
> > and in his sleep Carmen and I just heard him say, very clearly, "Red
> > Hat Linux". We just went in and confirmed that he really was asleep.
> > I don't know what to think about this...
> Well, I'd say unless you kick his butt and make him go breath some air,
> socialize with people (users), and get deprogrammed... then he's got a
> preaty miserable and geeky future ahead.
> Be afraid, be very afraid...
> - Adam L. Beberg
> Mithral Communications & Design, Inc.
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