Tuesday, December 14, 2004

generously proportioned thoughts

So much planning for wealthy people today assumes that they are basically selfish, and that even their giving is really a disguised way to get more of something good, like tax deductions or status, or political power for themselves. Actually, I am sick and tired of that assumption, however true it may be in many cases. Gifthub.
Google is adding the books and papers owned by some of the world's leading libraries to its database in the latest step of its mission to make every piece of information available online. business.telegraph.
This enlightenment, and with it a certain sympathetic interest which the enlightened man inevitably feels for anything good which he comprehends fully, must gradually spread upwards towards the thrones and even influence their principles of government. Derrida via wood s lot.


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