Brave, Indeed!

Frank Moore Colby

Oh brave new Internet world! That has such people in it!

“Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.” – Frank Moore Colby, American encyclopedia editor and essayist, born 10 February 1865.

Of course, today “bore” would have to include the semi-literate and poorly educated racists, homophobes, religious crackpots, pathetic narcissists, and political ideologues who make the on-line experience so frightfully enlightening. Such is the nature of “progress” in our technologically-driven time.

A Modern Caliban

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