[funsec] Tweet This: I Don't Care
ge at linuxbox.org
Mon Mar 16 17:12:41 CDT 2009
On Mon, 16 Mar 2009, Rich Kulawiec wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 01:06:35AM -0700, Paul Ferguson wrote:
>> I already have a blog, which allows me to publish content in more than 140
>> What is the allure? Please, tell me.
> Ah, it appeals directly to the "sound bite" crowd -- those who prefer
> information (including news) delivered to them in snippets, easily digested
> with the smallest cognitive effort. These are people who reduce politics
> to slogans and philosophy to bumper stickers. They're largely incapable
> and/or unwilling of reading -- let alone writing -- anything substantive,
> cogent and nuanced. These are the people for whom "Headline News" equates
> to "serious journalism", and whose attention span is so short that they
> require an "executive summary" for a one page document.
> And these are the people whose bloated egos are such that they imagine
Okay okay, you have me there. :)
> the rest of world is actually interested in their off-the-cuff random
> remarks. Oh, there *are* a few -- very few -- people whose wit and
> intelligence are such that their odd musings are possibly of interest;
> but most of those people have the humility to realize that even their
> prose usually requires care in composition and editing before publication.
> Fun and Misc security discussion for OT posts.
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