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LewRockwell.com: The Religion of Operating Systems

Oct 26, 2004, 03:30 (28 Talkback[s])
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"Whenever I write something that in any way hints that Microsoft Windows can be used effectively, but is not perfect, I get letters from members of two cults: the Apple cult and the Linux cult. They assure me that my problem is that I use the system that 95% of the desktop world uses, and It's Just Not Good Enough. They assure me that if switched my allegiance to their OS, all would be well.

"Now, I take much the same view of the Democrat and Republican parties: switch to something better. But there is a difference: I don't think American third parties will win elections. Operating system cultists actually think that their operating systems are the wave of the future..."

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