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Posted in: Blogging and bloggers  —  October 26, 2005 at 10:32 PM

Scott Adams on blogging

by Luke Plant

I read this hilarious quotation in Scott Adam's DNCR newsletter, number 61:

When I see news stories about people all over the world who are experiencing hardships, I worry about them, and I rack my brain wondering how I can make a difference. So I decided to start my own blog. That way I won't have time to think about other people.

People who are trying to decide whether to create a blog or not go through a thought process much like this:

  1. The world sure needs more of ME.
  2. Maybe I'll shout more often so that people nearby can experience the joy of knowing my thoughts.
  3. No, wait, shouting looks too crazy.
  4. I know - I'll write down my daily thoughts and badger people to read them. If only there was a description for this process that doesn't involve the words egomaniac or unnecessary.
  5. What? It's called a blog? I'm there!
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The beauty of blogging, as compared to writing a book, is that no editor will be interfering with my random spelling and grammar, my complete disregard for the facts, and my wandering sentences that seem to go on and on and never end so that you feel like you need to take a breath and clear your head before you can even consider making it to the end of the sentence that probably didn't need to be written anyhoo.

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