Understand What Is Really Desired

Great line posted by SemiPundit in a comment on an article about newspapers failing:

The business is indeed information.

As my Dad once told me, a man goes into a hardware store to buy a drill. He really doesn’t want the drill; he only wants a hole.

Posted by: SemiPundit at May 9, 2007 01:29 PM  

But as S.M. Stirling said in the Draka series, “To desire the end is to desire the means.”

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