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Why Free Software is a Con-Trick

Nov 19, 2008, 21:33 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

"Because of THOMAS, the human brain makes us feel good when we help others--this is the basis for attachment to family and friends and cooperation with strangers. "I need your help" is a potent stimulus for action.

"Now, how does free software generally operate? It begins with a call for *help* - which means that it elicits the same deep human response as the con-trick described in the original post."

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