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Re: Operating systems are not religions (you fools)

From: Mekkala
Subject: Re: Operating systems are not religions (you fools)
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 17:26:17 GMT
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On Tue 22 Jun 2004 11:54:34p, "Kadaitcha Man" <> 
kicked back with a beer, ruminated at length, fell asleep, woke up, lit 
up a joint, then fell asleep again after thoughtfully blurting out:

> Scott Gardner wrote:
>> Kadaitcha Man wrote:
>>> wrote:
>>>> I had an interview today where I was told that, because I had
>>>> coded so much for Unix/Linux and only a couple years for Windows
>>>> that I had to "change [my] religion" to Windows. I said, in
>>>> as polite a tone as possible, "well it's not really a religion,
>>>> it's just an OS; and I'm pretty much agnostic about OSes".
>>>> But that wasn't enough, the dingbat manager was apparently quite
>>>> serious and didn't believe that I could convert away from my
>>>> Unix-and-Linux religion -- he didn't believe I was agnostic --
>>>> to Windoze. He even mentioned that "at least" I didn't have any
>>>> Java on my resume -- that would have been pure heresy it seems.
>>>> But I even resorted to praising Windows despite the fact that I
>>>> commonly watch Explorer crash under XP Pro after certain 
>>>> Granted
>>>> the kernel itself stays running...just don't install Visual C++!
>>>> I must say I find it pathetic and stupid that people get wrapped up
>>>> in their little operating systems. It's not just the interviewer:
>>>> the bickering
>>>> that goes on in Usenet is just the same, with Linux advocates 
>>>> to insult 'less pious' Linux users and Windows zealots making
>>>> insipid childish attacks.
>>> You mean like writing an attack in a usenet post on an interviwer 
>>> simply should have known better?
>>> <aside>
>>> And there you have it folks, yet another linuxfucktard, sitting in
>>> the sewer, complaining loudly about the stench of it, totally
>>> unaware that he's adding to it.
>> Well, I
> What about you? Who gives a fuck?

O Lord, I'm utterly struck dumb with awe at the sheer brilliance of this 

Mekkala, Atheist #2148
"Atheism is ... the bed-rock of sanity in a world of madness."
--Emmett F. Fields

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