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Plato on Blogging

If the internet is Plato’s cavern, then a blogger is the person chained inside, facing a blank wall.

Imagine the typical user walking past the shadows, hearing a cacophony of voices (websites). The people chained to the wall who want to be heard talk loudly and frequently (new updates, twitter). Search engines are designed to report the most frequently linked or loudest site.
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On Fear

I’ve been working on this project. It requires a significant investment of time and thus a considerable amount of risk. That is to say, I ‘ll either fail this or don’t eat. Basic needs are not my motivation. My motivation is the fear that I am wasting my own time.