“Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now.
The conditions are always impossible.”
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“Do you know what people really want?
Everyone, I mean. Everybody in the world is thinking: I wish there was just one other person I could really talk to, who could really understand me, who’d be kind to me. That’s what people really want, if they’re telling the truth.”
— Doris Lessing (The Golden Notebook)
Have you been understood in your life or have you been dismissed and/or misunderstood?
I have rarely been understood in life.
I can say that the few times it has happened, it has been magical.
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“A foolhardy lot, we accepted it all, as we always do, never asked:
“What is going to happen to us now, with this invention of print?”
In the same way, we never thought to ask,
“How will our lives, our way of thinking, be changed by the internet, which has seduced a whole generation with its inanities so that even quite reasonable people will confess that, once they are hooked, it is hard to cut free, and they may find a whole day has passed in blogging etc?”
— Doris Lessing
The irony is not lost on me that I am using the internet to communicate to you and you are using it to read this post. I am also not saying that the internet is exactly the matrix.
I simply liked this quote because it questions how the internet has changed our lives. Of course, it has changed our lives for the better. I love blogging as much as the next person. You can research anything you want at the touch of a few computer keys. You can communicate with people all over the world. You can buy things online, etcetera.
We also need to analyze the negative ways the internet has changed our lives so that we can find a healthy balance online and offline.
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