Re: Too Scary...

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From: Danny O'Brien (
Date: Tue Sep 19 2000 - 04:42:44 PDT

On Tue, Sep 19, 2000 at 04:25:18AM -0700, Adam L. Beberg wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, Jeff Barr wrote:
> > Well, this is weird enough for FoRK:
> >
> > My son Stephen is 15, and he has been eating/sleeping/breathing Linux for
> > a while. He's set up a network for a startup, and he just bought himself
> > a Thinkpad.
> >
> > His bedroom is adjacent to my home office. He's sound asleep,
> > and in his sleep Carmen and I just heard him say, very clearly, "Red
> > Hat Linux". We just went in and confirmed that he really was asleep.
> >
> > I don't know what to think about this...
> Well, I'd say unless you kick his butt and make him go breath some air,
> socialize with people (users), and get deprogrammed... then he's got a
> preaty miserable and geeky future ahead.

Goodness, yes. Imagine what might have happened if my and my friend's
parents had let us explore for ourselves while we were young. What asocial,
lonely and isolated freaks of nature we'd have grown up to be.


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