IT’S SO TEMPTING TO SAY “I wish I’d written this” when you find something which crystallizes inchoate feelings into verbal fistpump and hellyeah.
I fully recognize the irony in blogging about a piece which calls blogs into question. But reading http://www.internetisshit.org helped me understand some of the misgivings I have over the increasing trend to live our lives on line.
(Granted, I may read more of the sources he or she’s critiquing than you do. And I may be the only person who dislikes using the grocer’s debit-card terminal because it distracts from face-to-face conversations. But the point remains: THE INTERNET IS NOT, nor should be confused for, REAL LIFE.)