are we too jaded to participate?

December 5, 2007

Reading this amazing piece which is the story of an online journalist called up for jury duty.

It is worth your time to read this. Especially as we are coming up to that time of year for reflection. Do hold onto this one through the silly season and consider : are we too jaded to participate? How’s your ability to objectively participate in democracy?

Live from General Jury Assembly Room 2.60 – Clicked – msnbc.com

Has the online celebration of the counterintuitive and the contradictory caused me to see the world through a backward lens in which people don’t really see what they see and the only way to be fair is to strip away bias to a degree that only exists in the rantings of righteous pundit bloggers? Should there be a big NOTE: at the top of Clicked: warning, may cause a warped perception of the world that could hinder your ability to objectively participate in the duties and responsibilities required of citizens of a democracy.


Today’s Tweets

December 5, 2007
  • 00:51 … aaaaaaand we’re baaaack. 24 hrs without a tweet was harder than I would have thought. I had to resort to my internal monologue! #
  • 13:11 wrasslin’ with dhcp servers, routers, ip ranges and the like #
  • 14:24 Thomson SpeedTouch 510 Version 4.2.7.16.0 is a piece of crap (software wise) I wonder why AAPT are using old firmware? #
  • 16:28 subnets created, all intertoobs connected now. Maybe I should work for the new dept of intertoobs ? #
  • 17:36 gak … thought I had it all working nicely, but now the interwebs aren’t showing up on one machine, tho it can see the others … hmm. #

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