When I first began my travels through the byways and highways of the World Wide Web back in the 1990s, I was thrilled at the possibilities of the Internet. Some of my visions of what it could be are coming to fruition, but sadly, most are not. Instead of bringing this clown planet together, it seems all the Internet has done is fill the worldwide conversation with overwhelming doses of hate and discontent. People would rather draw lines in the sand than try to erase them. And from the first day I ran into BBC he was sure that the horde of humanity that takes up space on this rock were nothing but a horde of assholes, or "monkeys" as he called them.
I argued with him some. I ignored him some. Slowly, his low opinion of humans began to take hold. His comment on my "Monday Morning" post yesterday combined with my stupid decision to once again try to find sane and reasonable conversation on a new political forum has pushed me over the edge.
"I don’t like what
I have to agree and maybe taking his advice would be wise.