Pages

5 comments

Jump to bottom
1 Aligarr  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 9:11:01pm

Hey , i could wear sneakers and jeans , grow a beard , never be seen in a buisiness suit and have a 9million euro yacht You know keep a low profile.I could even be a philanthropist and give away 20 or 30 milln , as long as i had another 50 or 60 in the bank .

2 EPR-radar  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 9:16:35pm

Jobs was rightly perceived as an asshole in the business world. He wanted to get stuff done, and wasn't diplomatic about how.

However, Jobs was not a class warrior working to grind all others into dust, like Romney and much of the GOP establishment.

That's where the "envy" argument so loved by wingers falls apart. People of normal means tend to despise class warriors like Romney.

If someone is very well off but not a class warrior, like Jobs, relatively few will despise him for his wealth.

3 Destro  Sat, Dec 22, 2012 12:33:07am

re: #2 EPR-radar

Jobs was rightly perceived as an asshole in the business world. He wanted to get stuff done, and wasn't diplomatic about how.

However, Jobs was not a class warrior working to grind all others into dust, like Romney and much of the GOP establishment.

That's where the "envy" argument so loved by wingers falls apart. People of normal means tend to despise class warriors like Romney.

If someone is very well off but not a class warrior, like Jobs, relatively few will despise him for his wealth.

I think Jobs was at best a jerk and at worst a sociopath.

4 Skip Intro  Sat, Dec 22, 2012 11:45:22am

re: #3 Destro

I think Jobs was at best a jerk and at worst a sociopath.

I always liked Woz more. A real down to earth guy who loves what he does. He could never have run Apple, but I'll always think of him as the guy who created the company. Jobs was always just a salesman, and one hell of an asshole. He did have the vision thing though, something that Apple has totally lost now.

5 Destro  Sat, Dec 22, 2012 12:03:40pm

re: #4 Skip Intro

I don't doubt Job's vision. Because of him we can kind of imagine what the jet pack future we were promised was supposed to look like at least.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

^ back to top ^

TwitterFacebook

Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing!
For about 33 cents a day (per month) or 22 cents a day (per year), our subscription option turns off all advertisements at LGF!
Read more...

► LGF Headlines

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Articles

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Pages

  • Loading...

► Top 10 Comments

  • Loading...

► Bottom Comments

  • Loading...

► Recent Comments

  • Loading...

► Tools/Info

► Tag Cloud

► Contact

You must have Javascript enabled to use the contact form.
Your email:

Subject:

Message:


Messages may be published unless you request otherwise.
Tech Note:
Using the Contact Form
LGF Pages

This button leads to the main index of LGF Pages, our user-submitted articles. You can post your own LGF Pages simply by registering a free account with us.

Create a Page

This is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.

Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.

Last updated: 2014-03-07 2:19 pm PST

LGF User's Guide
Recent Pages
Donna Ballard
Red Tailed Hawks at the Huntington Library
I was at the Southland Orchid Show last Saturday and looked up to see this mated pair of Red Tailed Hawks and their offspring perched in a 50 foot tree so I grabbed our Canon 7D and the 400mm ...

5 hours, 15 minutes ago
Views: 87 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 9
Vicious Piebola
Milk Grown in a Lab Is Humane and Sustainable. but Can It Catch On?
More: Milk Grown in a Lab Is Humane and Sustainable. but Can It Catch On? The world's first test-tube hamburger has already been synthesized and cooked at a cost of more than $300,000. Now a pair of young bioengineers in ...

6 hours, 21 minutes ago
Views: 97 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
HamSandwich
Fatah’s Official Facebook Page Praises Jerusalem Baby Killer
Official Fatah Facebook Page

8 hours, 11 minutes ago
Views: 119 • Comments: 4
Tweets: 0 • Rating: -3
Randall Gross
Google Bolsters Artificial Intelligence Efforts, Partners With Oxford
The rise of skynet - not that far off? Google Inc is expanding its artificial intelligence initiative, hiring more than half a dozen leading academics and experts in the field and announcing a partnership with Oxford University to "accelerate" its ...

15 hours, 14 minutes ago
Views: 104 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
FemNaziBitch
Bullied Teen Lands in Hospital After Being Beaten, School Presses Charges - Against Bullied Teen - the New Civil Rights Movement
Almost six weeks after his brutal beating, while still recovering from a traumatic brain injury, Eric Martin walked into a Virginia courtroom last week to face two assault charges. Verbally abused, harassed and bullied since the first grade in ...

19 hours, 32 minutes ago
Views: 392 • Comments: 4
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 9
EiMitch
Cracked: 6 Halloween Pranks for Sociopaths With Unlimited Budgets
cracked.com America's No. 1 holiday celebrating violence and candy is just around the corner, and this year it looks to be better than ever, as the glorious union of art and technology has given us several exciting new ways to ...

2 days, 4 hours ago
Views: 340 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
Skip Intro
‘Pro-Life’ Group: No Ebola Vaccine if Stem Cells Are Used
A "pro-life" group called Children of God for Life is throwing a fit because Ebola vaccines currently being developed use cells derived from embryonic stem cells. Because it's totally "pro-life" to let living people die of Ebola when it ...

2 days, 13 hours ago
Views: 486 • Comments: 7
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 9
Lumberhead
Moulton Underplays Military Service - Metro - the Boston Globe
This really is remarkable. I came across it over at Charlie Pierce's blog at Esquire. Imagine, a politician downplaying his heroic war record. The American political graveyard has more than a few monuments to politicians and public officials who embellished ...

3 days, 15 hours ago
Views: 336 • Comments: 2
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
Souliren
Natalie MacMaster Fiddle school
This is a short (under two minute) video of Natalie teaching a technique for "Athole Brose," in Cape Breton style.

4 days, 9 hours ago
Views: 327 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 2
MichaelJ
Amazing RED Camera Footage Kelly Slater’s 540 Air
More: Amazing RED Camera Footage Kelly Slater's 540 Air There's a reason why people refer to 11-time world champ Kelly Slater as "the king". This clip/maneuver is yet another ground-breaking moment in the history of surfing.

6 days, 6 hours ago
Views: 604 • Comments: 3
Tweets: 6 • Rating: 5
 Frank says:

Nothing but the best for my dog.