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While perusing XML.COM this morning, I saw 
the reference to Danny O'Brien's hilarious 
page on evil.   I wonder: why isn't there  
an anti-Evil page?  

Maybe like the press, we don't enjoy tales 
of anti-evil as much.  We like the underdog 
and for those to exist, we need uberDogs 
who thrive on crushing the breath out of 
decency by stacking rocks like lawsuits and 
patents on the chests of the underdog do-gooders. 

But ya know, from time to time, someone of 
real power and authority, an anti-evil uberDog, 
steps up to the task of taking down the evil 
uberDog of the moment, and we should read about 
that occasionally.  What was it Dumbledore 
said to Longbottom: "It takes courage to stand 
up to your enemies, but even more courage to 
stand up to your friends." and so scored 
the winning points for Gryffindor (i don't 
have time to check the quote or spelling 
but you get the point).

So how about it, Tim O'Reilly?  Someone 
should be writing the anti-evil page.  It 
will be interesting to see if we are as 
good at spotting anti-evil as we are at 



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