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Re: <nettime> from the dotcom observatory, part II
Peter Lunenfeld on Wed, 15 Aug 2001 19:40:04 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> from the dotcom observatory, part II



>Yeah, that Gilder piece is really rich (no pun intended).  One thing I
>can say about a lot of disgraced market forecasters, past and present:
>They _generally_ "take it like a man" when their predictions turn out
>to be blatantly wrong.  They may sniff about their timing being off or
>some such, but they don't often blame someone else outright.  So it
>turns out that Gilder's just a coward and a baby.  Waah!

Dear David --

Of course Gilder's a coward and a baby, he always has been. All you have
to do is look at his sniveling anti-feminist work from the mid-70s --
"none of these independent women want to date a regular guy like me, boo
hoo" -- and then his effete bullying of the poor in Wealth and Capitalism
from the early '80s, a textbook example of comforting the comfortable and
afflicting the afflicted. Waah, indeed.

Peter Lunenfeld




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