Mad Penguin: Three Monkeys
Feb 07, 2004, 08:30 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Doxtater)
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"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..."