Yes Matt, I know. I have the same problem with blackbox robots. They hurt people and hurt the reputation of our industry. However, I found that the more energy that I give to combating this potential evil, the less time I have to give to doing something positive. Thieves never prosper because their minds are not set up to achieve, only to find some short cut, no matter who it hurts.
We have been wrongfully led to believe that it is the results that matter, the end justifies the means. This has led to the most unspeakable atrocities that the human mind could ever conceive of. Life is in the experience, not in the results. You go on vacation and come back with a lot of pictures, why not just take a short cut and just buy the pictures? Kind of misses something doesn't it? The thieves are stealing the most important things, from themselves, their integrity.
Our Integrity isn't for others, its for ourselves. It is our own self worth that we are protecting, our feeling of pride in ourselves. Don't get me wrong, I like money as much as the next guy but no amount of money can replace me being happy with who I am, a contributor, not a user. I am not concerned with the thieves of the world, they have just not learned these lessons from life yet and will continue to have to struggle until they do.
I will certainly point out any errors in logic, sure, but then it is important to distance myself from that which I don't like so there is plenty of room for that which I do like.
I have been wanting to bring this subject up before, it has been wanting to be said. And thank you for remind me about the thieves of the world so that I could write all this down once and for all and, well, just get it off of my chest.
Oh, one more thing, 3 pages back, I predicted that this would be a short thread, Opps. I could have been mistaken.
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