"I think I was trying to suggest something about the duality of man, sir ... the Jungian thing, sir."
Private Joker, Full Metal Jacket
Monday, October 23, 2006
Maybe greed is good after all
The Motion Picture Association of American is sponsoring a Boy Scout's Badge that is won by mastering an understanding of why we respect intellectual property rights. Good on Hollywood. Maybe this is the first step to their recognition that people who earn their money in more prosaic ways, say by manufacturing widgets or developing pharmaceuticals, might also have a right to the fruits of their labor. Baby steps.