"The only real way to maintain privacy is to be uninteresting. It may be that privacy is a passing fad."
An essential element in the basic Heinlein philosophy; this is (as far as I know) the first appearance of this acronym.
The basic philosophy probably antedates Heinlein's use. For example, in 'TANSTAAFL: a plan for a new economic world order.' (Dos Utt, Pierre (1949). Cairo Publications, Canton, OH). This document shows that, as early as 1934 NY mayor Fiorello La Guardia said "È finita la cuccagna!", meaning "No more free lunch"
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