Think On It And Twirl
I just read this article on CNN – opinion section:
Opinion: Facebook threatens to ‘Zuck up’ the human race
While I completely agree that there are issues with social media and that it is changing the fabric of society, exactly in what direction we cannot predict, I don’t agree with all of it.
There are plenty of us who don’t live our lives or identities through social media, who manage to balance our lives and….
Everyone has things they struggle with in life. For me, it’s been willpower, self discipline. I’m moody – and I don’t mean mood swings between extreme emotional states – but more like, I’m just not in the mood to… do something when it’s scheduled – go out, do yoga or go for a walk, respond to emails, cook, eat vegetables, answer the phone (eg. talk to someone), etc.
I typically give in to what I am in the mood to do – read, eat a hot dog (yes 100% natural, antibiotic free, but still… I should be eating veggies!), watch a show or trees swaying in the wind outside, and lots of other things.
Video games. You either love them or hate them. Gauntlet. Pitfall. Dig-Dug. Space Quest. Assassin’s Creed: Revelations. You either think they’re a waste of time or a vital source of entertainment. They’re either money burned or well-spent. Truth is, they are a huge multi-billion dollar industry that has made the production or even the playing of them (if you’re good enough), a viable profession studied in universities worldwide. If that’s the case, then why do you still suck as a parent if you let your kids play them more than a hour a week?