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Qubes - more shit from the american pentagon nazis

On Sun, Apr 30, 2017 at 07:35:03PM +0200, Tomasz Rola wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 30, 2017 at 01:00:00PM -0400, John Newman wrote:
> [...]
> > > ** A C programmer asked whether computer had Buddha's nature.      **
> > > ** As the answer, master did "rm -rif" on the programmer's home    **
> > > ** directory. And then the C programmer became enlightened...      **
> > 
> > Whoa! Pretty harsh treatment from the master there, at least he
> > included the "-i" flag, maybe say no to a few files... although, I
> > think the "-f" is gonna take precedence. In any case, I'd find a
> > new teacher fucking ASAP...  Maybe just buy a book, tell the master
> > to get fucked ;)
> Maybe masters sometimes do the right thing, and if they seem not to,
> this might still be for the pupil's good?
> Perhaps it depends on master and his/her objectives. Does the master
> care about pleasing the master or does the master care about following
> the path? Is the path important enough to destroy work of poor
> student? Should the poor student make proper backups? Can Buddha's
> nature be restored from a backup? Can it be stored there first? Which
> one tape has more Buddha on it, the one with backup of formatted drive
> or the one that have been laid over degausser for a year?

Haha :) I keep 15m snapshots on my ZFS volumes, so I guess I wouldn't
lose a whole lot of buddha.. but damn, I'd be irritated :P  

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