LC & Mac M1 Chip
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 12:02:32 EST 2021
Hmm: Down our way (Bulgaria), we can buy 'Gouda' that is made in Germany,
so that protection (considering Bulgaria is in the EU) looks a bit dicky.
On 13.01.21 23:15, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode wrote:
> Stay off the fake Gouda cheese, maybe it's Chinese origin.
> Only take the original Dutch Gouda, which is protected by the way, although
> in China they don't mind that.
> Op zo 10 jan. 2021 om 23:36 schreef Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>> > One could ask him/her-self the question if it is still ethical to
>> > buy a reall Mac? Seeing the child-labor in their factories in China
>> > is still present.
>> I'm glad you went there! Thank you. I do ask myself, and the answer is
>> clear. Whether it's a Mac, or any other product. Same deal.
>> Not to mention forced organ harvesting (often while conscious), torture,
>> gulags, repression (now becoming fashionable), ethnic/racial crackdowns,
>> thought/political/religious crackdowns, IP theft, debt traps,
>> poison/health risks, safety flaws, hacking and theft, credible plan for
>> world domination, worker hazards and living/working conditions, and the
>> list could go on for many pages.
>> I'm typing this on a PC laptop, with a fan blowing on my face, at a
>> desk, sitting on a wheelchair, under a light bulb, all of which probably
>> have the same origin. Consumer choices are limited, but it does bother
>> me. There's a real need for products produced in a context where human
>> rights are respected.
>> (I consider that human decency, not politics. And for the record, I'm
>> completely off cheese at the moment; developed allergic reaction to it.)
>> Best wishes,
>> Curry Kenworthy
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