The Linux Extremist: Darth Linux
Jul 26, 2006, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"It's very common among Linux enthusiasts to refer to Bill Gates
as the 'anti-Christ' or 'Darth Vader.' I tried an experiment this
morning by typing 'Darth' and 'Bill Gates' into Google. I got
432,000 results pairing the two together.
"This seems unfair. First and foremost, Darth Vader is a
genuinely entertaining personality and a master of the deadpan
remark (e.g., 'I find your lack of faith disturbing'), while Bill
Gates is about as fun to listen to as an accountant on codeine
reciting a poem on the virtues of watching paint dry. What is more
is the Sith and Empire have much more in common with the Linux
community than the Jedi and Republic..."