I was probably exposed to the Internet too early – both in that I was in my teens and that it was the mid 1980s, before the advent of the world wide web, before anyone but the government and colleges really had access, before anyone was really paying attention to what a bunch of weird nerds were up to in the machine room late at night.
I’ve seen a lot of things that I would probably have been better off never seeing, is what I’m getting at. Not just in the way your mind just went – get it out of the gutter, already – but just decades worth of people doing their level best to disprove the adage that there is no such thing as a stupid question.
You would think that I had long ago reached the nadir of this particular bell curve.
I thought so too.
It’s time to just shut it down. It was a bad idea in the first place and I think we will all be much better off if we go back to the days of having a phone book, an encyclopedia, and a seedy corner video store to take care of all of our needs.
I’m ready to be kind and rewind.