So, this is my life.

And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

quote of the week, thus far

Do you guys know what Facebook is? Facebook is a tool for everyone, everywhere to stay in touch with everyone, everywhere. Facebook is a place — not a physical place, but a place of the mind, a place on the eighth intangible continent that the internet has formed — where we can say to the world, "Here I am! Look at me! I exist on Earth, heart and guts and bone and all!" It feels nice to say these things, to feel like people know who you are. But the problem is that it's not real. None of the communicating is real. It's all just fake clicks and whirs, and makes saying things you'd never really say, not in real life, so terribly easy to say. Facebook is a brave, bodiless surrogate, unafraid to express what lies in the deepest recesses of our souls. It's dangerous.

-Richard Lawson


Lifebeginsat30ty said...

Hahaha. Well, I would say that facebook is an electronic document of all of the most superficial things I would say in real life. But I do love it. It keeps me in much better contact with friends that might otherwise have drifted away!

tobethatguy said...

I agree. I don't know what we'd all do without the book of faces.