People do not come to the Internet so that their bad information can be corrected or their cherished theories disproven. Rather, they ask the electronic oracle to confirm them in their ignorance.
It is human nature to look away from illness. We don’t enjoy a reminder of our own fragile mortality. That’s why writing on the Internet has become a life-saver for me. My ability to think and write have not been affected. And on the Web, my real voice finds expression.
Doing research on the Web is like using a library assembled piecemeal by pack rats and vandalized nightly.
Joe: You can’t take something off the Internet. It’s like taking pee out of a swimming pool.