To be fair, wasn't the movie talking about dead baseball player ghosts
coming? For people to take that example and apply it to other endeavors in
life is a bit ridiculous.

But maybe I'm misremembering. Saw it a long time ago.
On Sep 11, 2015 4:00 AM, "Chris via Digitalmars-d-announce" <> wrote:

> On Tuesday, 18 August 2015 at 19:35:02 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
>> I hate the movie "Field of Dreams" where they push the idiotic idea of
>> "Build it and they will come." No, they won't. There's a blizzard of stuff
>> competing for their attention out there, why should they invest the time
>> looking at your stuff? You need to tell them why!
> I've never seen that film but I remember a guy who would use this line
> when we were trying to revive a pub that was in dire straits. The truth is
> "No, they won't come, unless you have something really good to offer!"
> The line is only true of TV, as they said in Seinfeld
> "Well, why am I watching it? - Because it's on TV."
> Yes, because people sit on their ar*es and consume it passively. But if
> you want them to actually do something, it's not enough to just build it.

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