[hackerspaces] Hackerspaces Re:Foundation (Was Re: Abuse Of Power)

Brian McConnell bsmcconnell at gmail.com
Sat Apr 13 22:44:50 CEST 2013


On Apr 13, 2013, at 1:43 PM, Sean Bonner <sean at seanbonner.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 13, 2013 at 1:41 PM, Mark Janssen <dreamingforward at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Haha, I agree, but then your getting into the #Occupy space and out of
> >> the hackerspaces, because the hackerspaces don't have an economic
> >> model at the moment.  Now if you want to talk about activism then I
> >> can talk that too and been in jail for it.
> >
> > Sorry, I joined several hacekerspaces and opened a hackerspace of my own
> > long before #occupy ever existed, calling it a hackerspace has nothing to do
> > with activism or #occupy. It's accurate labeling.
> Yes, but hackers have always been somewhat outside "the system" (and
> inside the system, lol), so hackers grew up and h/activism became part
> of it.  You can't see events like the "Columbine School Massacre"
> which took some of our own, and not be an activist.  If so, you're a
> sell-out.  I strongly suggest you watch "Bowling for Columbine" if
> you're not aware of it.
> Welp. This conversation has clearly moved to crazytown. Buh bye. 
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