Should government "services" be *free*?

Dave Kristofferson kristoff at NET.BIO.NET
Fri Feb 12 15:22:54 EST 1993

> And today's patrons,
> unlike the "old money" patrons of the 19th and early 20th century whose
> actions were (eventually) moderated by Church-driven social and ethical
> concerns, are "new money" business people, essentially Ferengi, whose
> primary concern is profit - short-term profit at that.

I will agree completely that this is an accurate picture of the
stereotype 8-).  I know of examples to the contrary.


				Dave Kristofferson
				BIOSCI/bionet Manager

				kristoff at

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