A full page Hewlett Packard Ad contains the following bullshit.
Tomorrow belongs to the fast.
Winners and losers will be decided by
how quickly they can move from what they
are now to what they need to become.
In every business, IT strategy
is now business strategy.
And today, to help you move faster
we’ve created a new company.
One totally focussed on what’s next
for your business.
A true partnership where collaborative
people, empowering technology and
transformative ideas push everyone forward.
Why did it take so long to get to the ‘I’ word, and then only after the bullshit reached gale force?
……God’s creatures, made
woodcutters’ whores, sick drunks, watch the sun prise
their life apart: flesh, memory, language all
split open, featureless, to feed the wild
hunger of history. A woman lies
coughing her life out. There’s still blood to fall,
but all blood’s spilt that could have made a child.
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Interesting column by David Brooks in today’s AFR. Makes reference to what would seem to be a fascinating book – Jonathan Sacks- Not in god’s name: confronting religious violence.