“If there’s anyone to blame for the current open-source mess (both in the ideological sense and in the practical sense), it’s RMS. He’s turned the whole purpose of hacking upside down. Now sharing code, instead of being a by-product of creating a good program, has become an end in itself” (tk, as quoted by chalst).
On advogato, chalst, graydon and raph all regularly write interesting material. Definitely worth spending a few minutes digging through their older stuff.