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Evil against evil. Like most conflicts except there's always a mass of brainwashed people that will perceive one side as good, just and right.
post #12 of 252
Evil? No. Business-minded. That doesn't make it any better, of course. It's the nature of capital.
post #13 of 252
That quote makes him sound stupid...
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"I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every penny of Apple's $40 billion in the bank, to right this wrong," Jobs said. "I'm going to destroy Android, because it's a stolen product. I'm willing to go thermonuclear war on this."
When ur willing and ready to kill your own brand to destroy an other is kinda evil in my books. Looks like this guy was picked on or was a bully in school.
    
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I love seeing fanboys seep out. I didn't say anyone was right but I was attempting to see it from his perspective. He released ios and android comes out 10 months later with a similar look. I am not saying he was right to be angry or wrong to be angry but just attempt to see it from his side.

To be honest all of this suing from apple is bad but hey it doesn't make the man evil it simply makes him a businessman.
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The nature of capitalism folks, not evil. Move along.
 
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I love seeing fanboys seep out. I didn't say anyone was right but I was attempting to see it from his perspective. He released ios and android comes out 10 months later with a similar look. I am not saying he was right to be angry or wrong to be angry but just attempt to see it from his side.

To be honest all of this suing from apple is bad but hey it doesn't make the man evil it simply makes him a businessman.
Business is not separate from ethics. Toss that ridiculous notion aside.
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I love seeing fanboys seep out. I didn't say anyone was right but I was attempting to see it from his perspective. He released ios and android comes out 10 months later with a similar look. I am not saying he was right to be angry or wrong to be angry but just attempt to see it from his side.

To be honest all of this suing from apple is bad but hey it doesn't make the man evil it simply makes him a businessman.
No, that is most certainly not true. He was a very unethical businessman, not just a businessman. You can not lump them all together like that. His tactics were brutal and he was willing to destroy his own company to see another one destroyed.

That is evil.

Edit: He was willing to put a LOT of people's jobs (and therefore lives, for some of them) at risk for his own insane idea that a company had wronged him in such a personal way, that he would use his company to seek personal gratification. That's pretty twisted.
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More reasons not to mourn his passing. Evil man. Shrewd business man, but not anybody I would ever look up to.
this is what drive me nuts...it doesn't matter who it is. If they are a high profile person and then die traggicly they instantly become the best person in the world over night. Just becuase they are dead doesn't mean you should change your opinion of their actions. Especially when their actions are still afecting the world after they are gone.
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More reasons not to mourn his passing. Evil man. Shrewd business man, but not anybody I would ever look up to.
Disgusting comment.

I got an iPhone 4s for you Steve. It's my first Apple product, too.
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