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Re: <nettime> aaaaarg lawsuit digest
Doug Henwood on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 23:31:32 +0100 (CET)


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> On Jan 12, 2016, at 3:53 PM, Cory Salveson <corysalveson {AT} gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Kudos to you, Doug, for speaking up. This has always been my own
> concern with aaaaaarg, even as I've taken a lot of joy in seeing it
> evolve over the years.

Thanks. Here's an offlist email I got, one dripping with charm and insight:

> Well, let me be the hypocrit: Fuck this entitlement of the privileged
> who can sit around, parasites as they are, and spend their time in the
> symbolic order muncing and serving up brain candy for other privileged
> to have wine and dine conversation topics, while the lesser entitled
> do the real fucking work that makes the world go round.
> 
> Write your books alright, but spare us the "not thriving" BS and get
> on with it or go get a real job.
> 
> And, seriously, on Hillary? Who gives a fuck?

Because writing isn't real work, I guess.

Doug

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