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Friday, January 30, 2004

Blogging - a waste of time or better still?

Sometimes I berate myself for wasting so much time on blogging. And of course it's hard to escape the fact that it takes so much energy and produces exactly nothing. Basically, blogging is useless. But it's enjoyable. And it has benefits after all.

In my case benefits are as follow: 1) I get to write a lot of English 2) I get to see what other people have to say from their unfathomable perspectives 3) I get to feel important from the mere fact that at least one stranger gets to read my blog every day 4) I am getting to learn CSS practically despite myself 5) I have somewhere to go every day 6) I get to think in a sustained way about various things because I want to write about them 7) I get to do something that I enjoy and be fairly satisfied with it because standards are not high.

The list could probably continue but it's enough of a set of benefits. And besides - the main reason I blog so much is that I have nothing better to do. And that's one mighty reason for any activity, I would say. Plus, being busy blogging, I can't put as much energy into fighting my environment. I haven't picked a fight with the janitor in ages - he tried to, but I was too busy blogging :-0

Clearly, blogging is not just a stupid waste of time - it's a detour on the road of crime and villany.





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