Of course we all know the primary reason the internet was invented;
The other and perhaps perhaps even more important feature is the fact that it is without question the most comprehensive repository of knowledge ever created.
It allows almost instantaneous retrieval of even the most obscure information as simple as typing in a few keywords and waiting for the pixels on your monitor to rearrange themselves into a new and remarkable image recognizable as either the printed word, video, graphic or audio that transfers the required information.
That is what I truly love about the internet, the ease of information retrieval.
This is why I spend hour after hour, scouring the World Wide Web.
Yes, I was one of those weird kids who used to read the dictionary on occasion and loved the Brittanica encyclopedia series.
National Geographic was also one of my favorites when I was younger because of the absolutely stunning photography that accompanied their fantastic travels.
(yes, there was also that too)
I was actually fortunate enough to go to their international headquarters in Washington D.C. once, they were just around the corner from where my Father was working at the time.
Documentaries by adventurous giants like Jacques Cousteau were a perennial favorite too.
My point to this whole post is that instead of just "Surfing the Web" all the time, find and retain some useful information.
The whole of recorded history and history yet to be made is available at your fingertips.
Use the time you have to explore your interests and shut that fucking Boob Tube off.
It is a proven Mind Killer.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
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