Intriguing Thought of the Day

Well, since I attended a conference today, there were lots of them.

But one I have been thinking about a bit lately is how the strange method of interacting on Facebook and the commodification of the word “friend”  has the power to mess up real, actual friendships.    Weird.   Just another reason to ascribe to a slightly more thoughtful, less reactive, less hungry for data nineteenth-century lifestyle where woe and joy can still mingle like crazy:

“Gott!  Welch Dunkel hier!” from Beethoven’s sole opera, Fidelio

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