[FoRK] [IRR] RMS on SPJ
Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo
ken_ganshirt at yahoo.ca
Fri Oct 7 22:32:19 PDT 2011
--- On Fri, 10/7/11, Sean Conner <sean at conman.org> wrote:
> It was thus said that the Great Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo once stated:
> > Where, in what I said, did you get "altruistic"??
> Start with this:
> > > The problemyou refuse to consider is: "How do we do this to employ
> > > persons who can then turn around and buy these products?" It's great to
> > > create something, but if no one can buy it what is the point?
> Coupled with this:
> > Even back in the Jurassic period of manufacturing Henry Ford had that figured out.
> It comes across as Henry Ford just deciding to pay his employees a huge
> wage so they can buy his cars. No, he was trying to figure out a way to
> stop loosing money making cars. He looked, and found that training costs
> were high, and he had a high employee churn rate. He raised the pay until
> total training costs dropped.
I still don't see how you get altruistic from any of that. It's sure not indicated in any of the quoted content. Is that what they call a straw man?
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