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THE GEEK BOOK: quotes from the cyber world

THE GEEK BOOK: quotes from the cyber world

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Published by Dale Andersen
A collection of primary sources with a view toward trying to explain why programmers, network administrators and other assorted geeky types are so.....well, geeky.
A collection of primary sources with a view toward trying to explain why programmers, network administrators and other assorted geeky types are so.....well, geeky.

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Published by: Dale Andersen on Jan 12, 2010
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THE GEEK BOOK
 quotes from the cyberworld: a to z & beyond
a collection of primary sources which attempt to givesome insight on why programmers and otherassorted geeks are so……well, geeky.
 
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Actually, I think what would be most appropriate is if we were all to shut up now.-Majdi AbbasA patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.-Edward AbbeyAnarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rulethemselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others.-Edward AbbeyGrown men do not need leaders.-Edward AbbeyIf the end does not justify the means - what can?-Edward AbbeyMight does not make right but it sure makes what is.-Edward AbbeyThe distrust of wit is the beginning of tyranny.-Edward AbbeyThe ready availability of suicide, like sex and alcohol, is one of life's basic consolations.-Edward AbbeyWhat is truth? I don't know and I'm sorry I brought it up.-Edward AbbeySome people wish for peace for our children and their children. This is not enough. Wemust insist on peace for ourselves.-King Abdullah of JordanIn fact, the ubiquity of the handheld reflects two other key trends among the BabyBoomers: No one has a secretary, and no one can remember a damn thing.-Elliott AbramsHey,if you've got a whole dump truck full of skulls...how are you going to keep track?-Jeremy Abramsom

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Thanks, Helen. Here's a great one from the M's -- "When the rabbit of chaos is pursued through the field of anarchy it is time to hang your pants on the hook of darkness. "
Helen Winslow Black added this note
Geez I'm going to have to do a letter a day! My favorites are the Woody Allens, but thanks for that John Adams one too. And what a surprise, after having just posted about "Fool's Progress," to see a raft of Edward Abbey. Scribdchronicity rules!
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