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I am sitting in a semi-darkened room and wondering what to post for tonight's entry as I crack my head to search for an inspiration. If I had wanted, there certainly will be many items which I can put down here and many would be shocking enough to grab your attention and cause some stir. But I am not into delivering such novelties and making this into a scandal sheet that titillate the senses.
If you want scandals and other gossips you can go watch all those shows that support such items such as those hosted by Jay Leno, David Letterman and the lot.
Still, there will be other occasions where such items can be trumpeted with gusto through a medium of delivery that we all take for granted: email While the email can be a useful and indispensible tool to relay and pass information across the globe in an instance and thereby reducing waiting time and breaching great distance in an instance, when used recklessly without thinking and in the heat of an emotion, it can cause much distress and unwanted attention from other people who do not necessary need to be privy to the information.
This comes about when one uses the cc function without some mature and careful thought as to the necessity of it all, namely, do I really need to cc the whole world or all Tom, Dick and Harry email I can get' so that I can make my point heard? While there is certainly a need to get the relevant people to hear the message, due attention must be given that the information be spared from being use indiscriminately that turns the entire topic into a circus or fodder for lynching.
Perhaps one main reason why the email is used this way in such an indiscriminate manner is because of the anonimity it offers as there is no direct face-to-face encounter between the one making the email and the one who is the subject of the topic or gripe. It is easier to shoot off an email to the entire world than to have a one-on-one talk to settle the issue. That is the sad state of affairs we have come down to in this time and age.
We may have grown and developed much in terms of science and technology but when it comes to the level of maturity in using the technology, I think we may still be in the Dark Ages.