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Open Source vs. Money

Sep 11, 2007, 23:15 (0 Talkback[s])

"In today's economy, most people are focused purely on making money. The reason behind making has been, for the most part, lost on most fronts. When asked what the top goal for their life was, many people claimed it was to get rich. People are encouraged to go to college purely so that they can get a good job that pays them a lot of money, they are told that in order to do anything they want, they need money, they are told to follow the money first, and then form goals based on the amount of money they obtain. This is counter-intuitive to everything one can find when one looks at the major innovations, inventions, and general success throughout history.

"In technology, many of the great innovators and inventors got a job that secured them financially, but the main reason for taking those particular jobs was not money, but the amount of time the job gave them..."

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