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On Machines, Money and Ethics.

machine · n.
1 an apparatus using or applying mechanical power and having several parts, each with a definite function and together performing a particular task. Ø technical any device that transmits a force or directs its application.
2 an efficient and well-organized group of powerful people: the party machine.
3 a person who acts with the mechanical efficiency of a machine.
· v. make or operate on with a machine. Ø Brit. sew or make with a sewing machine.
– ORIGIN C16: from Fr., via L. from Doric Gk makhana (Gk mUkhanU, from mUkhos ‘contrivance’).

I've been reading a bit lately about the way that various companies have been behaving badly, and I've been trying to figure out why we're all so shocked each time it happens. I think it's because we've bought the advertising.
Cut for length and rambling )

Current Mood: thoughtful thoughtful
Current Music: "Hearts and Bones" - Paul Simon
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