Re: comment wrt. ESR's talk in Vienna

Autor: Martin Baehr (
Datum: Son Jul 14 2002 - 15:01:32 CEST

On Sun, Jul 14, 2002 at 11:14:59AM +0200, Karin Kosina wrote:
> I can give you a present so that others are awed about how generous I
> am. I can also give you a present because I like you and I want you to
> feel happy about it, and/or because I think it will make your life
> easier. :)

yes, but in a truly altruistic sense it should not matter
who gives the present to the person you like,
however (at least to me) it makes a big difference
that i am actually the person that gives you something to
feel happy about, and not someone else.
and that is the egoistic part here.

greetings, martin.

looking for a job anywhere in the world, doing pike programming, sTeam/caudium
/pike/roxen training, sTeam/caudium/roxen and/or unix system administration.
pike programmer     (www.archlab|(www|db).hb2)
unix                (iaeste|bahai)          
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Martin B"ahr
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