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Subject:Re: commercialization of the Web From:David Blyth <dblyth -at- QUALCOMM -dot- COM> Date:Sat, 4 Nov 1995 14:14:02 -0700
>WHile this surely doesn't spell the end of public broadcasting by any
>means, I think it clearly illustrates that, in a capitalist society,
>which, face it folks, we are, you can't expect quality to win out,
>unless enough people want to put their own personal out of pocket money
>where their mouth(es) is(are).
Forgive me, but the implication is that quality is much higher in a
non-capitalist society. Perhaps we should all move to Cuba.
Or to put it another way, quality hasn't won out since Germany lost
World War II - if not longer. Still, I myself continue to try for
quality, even when it means taking money out of my own pocket.
One has to live with one's own conscience.