Re: [unrev-II] Rhetoric, authorship, and anonymity

From: Eric Armstrong (
Date: Thu Nov 15 2001 - 15:05:47 PST

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    Jack Park wrote:

    > *Alias* is just another way of remaining anonymous if you choose not
    > to reveal your identity.

    But with the ability to put deposits into a "credibility account"
    without deficits to
    other accounts one may have in other arenas.

    > Anybody recall the game Bill Joy played on the readers of Wired?
    > I won't spill the beans here, but go read it if you haven't already.

    Wow. It's hard to bring myself to say it. It seems to make

    On the other hand, I note that his "solution" would be to create
    slavery of another kind -- one that would provide a sense of
    "purpose", but with the potential for needless suffering, as well.

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