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Originally Posted by TFL Replica View Post
Business is not separate from ethics. Toss that ridiculous notion aside.
I suppose the notion was made in more gest than seriousness but it doesn't come over well on the internet.

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Originally Posted by refeek View Post
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.
I suppose the notion of morals is one that is defined by different people but I personally wouldn't claim someone to be evil or morally reprehensible for wanting to take down another company which he felt infringed his own. At the same time I don't attempt to justify or condone he apparent single mindedness for taking down android.
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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.
To bad i cant rep you for that
    
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I am not sure if people are being serious by calling him evil over this and saying not to mourn him. Probably trolling but meh.
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LOL @ the last dying breath comment. Sorry if anyone was offended by this comment.

GG Jobs.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 10/21/11 at 9:37am
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Steve was a hypocrite and a d-bag, I'm not0 trying to say it's not unfortunate that he died, but people act like he was the freaking messiah...
    
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LOL the face of evil because he disliked a competitors operating system. Just think how he feels. He releases ios then 10 months later he sees android come out which is fairly similar to ios, doesn't really make him evil to want to see it gone.
The guy was so buttfrustrated that he was willing to spend FORTY BILLION DOLLARS to meet that end. Think about how much money $40,000,000,000 really is...and all the good things that one could do with it. Jobs certainly wasn't willing to use that money to better humanity in any way...no donations to charity, no social programs like scholarship funds, donations to scientific and/or medical research, etc. Nope...only so he could see his biggest competitor die. He was just an all around angsty, greedy, pathetic man.

I didn't celebrate when he died, but this is almost enough to make me reconsider.
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Disgusting comment.
How so? Sounds pretty true to me.
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*Takes a step out of the conversation as he no longer cares*

Enjoy ranting to yourselves about how much apple sucks.

Just remember fanboys and hateboys(nice right?) are about equal on the foodchain and it seems this thread is filled with loads of them. Enjoy your day.
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I got an iPhone 4s for you Steve. It's my first Apple product, too.
You bought something because of a man you didn't know, never met and wouldn't give you the time of day if he saw you on the street?
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I'm going to destroy Android, because it's a stolen product.
Does this give me the right to sue Apple for selling some of their computers in desktop form if I start up my own computer company that sells only desktops? I know I didn't invent the desktop computer but Steve did "steal" the idea for having portable devices with an operating system on.
    
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