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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] OT: Slavery???

From: Charles Duffy
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] OT: Slavery???
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 10:28:24 -0600

On Mon, 2003-11-24 at 07:58, Peter Conrad wrote:
> I'm not twisting anyones views. I just don't agree. I may be naive, but
> I see contracts or "gentlemen's agreements" as mutual agreements in a
> win-win situation. You cannot be forced into a contract, unless you
> view your half of the "win-win" as pressure upon you (as in "I was young
> and I needed the money." :-). Being forced into a contract with (physical
> or other) pressure automatically invalidates it.

Please go back to the "large purchase on a payment plan" example.

Sure, the salespeople may not tie you up and force you to sign the
contract -- but that doesn't mean that it wouldn't be tempting to stop
making payments if such were without consequence.

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