It's way more bloated, and doesn't respect your freedom. So, all things being equal, I'd say no.
True, but will not run natively on Linux, and not Free or Libre.
If you think it is, then help make GIMP awesome. Since it's free software, you really can. :)
No, really.
Yes ... I mean No!
Isn't Gimp way more awesome than Photoshop? F*ck Yeah!
The best is the enemy of the good.
Unfortunately, tools often suffer from overdetermined functionality and are full of assumptions. You should be able to change these assumptions!
Photoshop is lacking hacking.
Photoshop is commercial software and Gimp is free.
There's more than one way to do it!