John Hopkins on Thu, 5 Jun 1997 14:44:12 +0200 (MET DST)

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Re: <nettime> more provocations


>> Giving gifts is better than exploiting others.
>being in a position to give gifts positions one as one who could and
>perhaps does exploit, the nasty underpinning of the 'white man's burden.'

Sorry, Laurie, you are watching WAY TOO MANY X-FILES!  C'mon, don't be so
paranoid!  And turn off the teevee.  Use the time to make a gift for
someone...  I am sorry that you have never enjoyed the full freedom of
giving and receiving...  Why positioning?


John Hopkins, Tech-no-mad artist and educator
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