I'm a firm believer that what is more important than the point being argued is the way in which it is argued. When reading arguments that I both agree and disagree with, if I find that the method of argument is improper, I immediately discount everything that individual says about the topic. Still, due to a strange quirk in my personality, I desire to read more and more of their arguments for my own amusement. This is why I read World Tech Tribune. Mr. McCollum's articles are a large source of amusement for me as both a Linux programmer and a thinking individual. I do not think it would be unfair or incorrect to say that Mr. McCollum is a McCarthiest, and because of this he has a great hatred for both Linux and the Open Source movement in general. I can't think of an eloquent way to end this .plan so I won't. Bottom line if anyone (even me) argues for an issue in a manner similar to Scott McCollum or Jeff Godwin, don't believe them even if you suspect they are right. If they are right someone will come around with a good argument to persuade you.