Arrogant again

Oh well, here we go again. Another social media conversation ending with me being called arrogant. The outline is below. So it made me wonder again what is the definition of ‘arrogant’ – and by extension condescending. There’s a wide open information superhighway where anyone can find the dictionary meaning. Google is your friend. Ahhh.. … Read more

Manipulation

This is not an academic exploration of what manipulation means. Read that again. You don’t get a ‘balanced perspective’. You get unbalanced originality. If you don’t like that bugger off now! The trouble with words is that people want perfect definitions. The reality is that, it is rare for words like manipulation to have a … Read more

Later

Over the last year I’ve become amused by some responses I’ve had when I send e-content by email to others. The content could be links to videos or webpages. A typical list of responses: I’m in a conference in Australia. I’m on the beach. I’m out shopping. Will read it later. Will check it later. … Read more

Anti-social media

The more I look at and think about so-called ‘social media’ the more I come to some very different perspectives (in general – meaning exceptions excepted as you might expect). 1. Social media is more about prying on what other people are doing. 2. People comparing themselves with other people. 3. Living in separate worlds … Read more

I’m not a this sort of person

I often hear things of that nature from people e.g. “I’m not a computer person”, or “I’m not a driven by money sort of person”, or “I’m not a Nigela Lawson fan”, or “I’m not a Paxman person”, or “I’m not a Russell Brand person” or “I don’t like Tory philosophy whatever that is.”  The … Read more