Thoughts written last year, but worth repeating today. No matter where you stand on the political spectrum, war makes all of us losers.
Why do we call it social media? It’s not at all socially responsible and it is certainly not socially civil. Its users will blast you with profanity if they disagree with your viewpoint and castigate your intelligence when you don’t march in step with their thinking. So, instead of ‘social media’ let’s name Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. ad nauseum THE SCOURGE.
The Scourge is our punishment for relinquishing the ability to think and behave responsibly. Undoubtedly, 95% of those folks, the ones who prolifically pound their keyboards cussing you and me with various impossible acts which we should perform upon ourselves, they would not have an ounce of courage in an up-front, face-to-face encounter. So there, I’ve said it. You just take your FB, Twitter, Instagram and assorted other forms of self expression and stick them where the “sun don’t shine.” Hah! How’s that make you feel? Got a problem…
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