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* People believe that essays, books, etc. should be pirateable * People believe that business software shouldn't be pirateable because software engineers need to make money. You'll usually be downvoted if you suggest this on, say, a Jetbrains release or something. All this taken together, to me, provides some amount of evidence to me that this stuff is just characteristic of the kinds of employment that most people on this forum have, rather than some sort of philosophical position people have on this issue. Hope this saves you some time in discussion. #hypocrisy #holier_than_thou_pattern #tech #$patterns #group_think #pirating #pub