Let me start by saying this: only a Sith deals in absolutes.
Let me also start off by saying that this topic is was spurred by some local efforts to create warming centers for the homeless, and the brain-dead politicians who tried to tell these people they are not allowed to help the less fortunate members of their community.
It’s almost time for that end of the year post about resolutions. You know, the one where I talk about how I started out strong, but then let my posting slide. Where I comment on my “free writing” and “free sketching” efforts, which also started out strong… Where I mention my time spent making videos to post to YouTube, which were supposed to be for fun and just a way to get into a habit and actually make something but which soon died because I became partly concerned about COPPA and a little upset about my inhibitions that restricted me to making clip videos containing text instead of voice commentary because that’s a whole thing I don’t want to get into right now.
But let’s get into it.
There is something that I want to do. So, I pray about it. Every now and then someone says, unprovoked, that I should do it. I get ideas for it, plan it out a little bit maybe. I see articles about it, videos talking about it. People online and offline giving advice on whether or not to just do it; and most of the time concluding that you should indeed just do it.
I know the FTC doesn’t really care, but hopefully someone does. Here is my comment on the website where the FTC is “listening” to comments on the updates to COPPA.
I know I know. I’m a pessimistic downer. I have no faith in humanity. I just like to be on the other side of every argument to stir up controversy and watch the world burn around us.
What makes you you?
Why are you the way you are? Continue reading
When you’re arguing with someone:
Are you trying to say that they are wrong?
Are you just trying to say that you are right? Continue reading