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Mad Penguin: Three Monkeys

Feb 07, 2004, 08:30 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Doxtater)

"By and large, the Information Technology professionals of today seem to be taking the position of the famous three monkeys: hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil. From where I am standing it appears that they are buried in this method of thinking so deep that they actually believe that if they simply ignore it, Linux will go away on its own. Why? I am not quite sure, but I have my opinions. People like this have a lot to learn about their chosen field of expertise. If you are one of these troubled folk, read on. I have some words of advice, and you might need to take notes.

"The approach of ignoring something and believing it will go away is no different to the mentality of a child, and sheds light on an underlying psychological barrier that will prohibit an individual from functioning at full capacity during the coming changes in the information age. While this approach may work for you now, it does not stop the rest of the world from carrying on... and that is precisely what the world is doing now..."

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