Tag: social media

  • Trust

    The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. Ernest Hemingway Trust is the thing we have lost, and it is killing us. We trust no authority, a healthy impulse that has overgrown its usefulness, like taking too much medicine. We do not trust journalists, police officers, teachers, politicians, […]

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  • Ye Olde Social Media

    Ralph Waldo Emerson’s 19th Century take on social media: At times the whole world seems to be in conspiracy to importune you with emphatic trifles. Friend, client, child, sickness, fear, want, charity, all knock at once at thy closet door, and say, “Come out unto us.” But keep thy state; come not into their confusion. […]

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  • Anti-Social Media

    “No longer riding on the merry-go-round I just had to let it go.”  – John Lennon It turns out I’m not a misanthrope after all, that I really like people. They’re just more abstract than I expect them to be – disorienting and playful, like dolphins. In real life. On social media, they get squeezed […]

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