This is my Rant about Social Media
Do you think anyone really cares what you post or share?
They don't. It is a vicious circle that goes round and round. You post, someone likes your post because they agree, you feel validated and or special & you keep posting. You offer commentary, exchange ideas, argue, and share, and it further enforces some type of 'celebrity mindset'. People pay attention to you and you feel entitled and empowered to be someone you are not like in real life. Would you keep posting comments, links, pictures, lyrics, quotes if no one ever liked or commented on anything you shared? What if you had no FB or Google "friends" would you keep posting?
~ You bitch about the weather everyday no matter what its like outside. No temperature, season, or condition is good enough for you. Go live in bubble and stop polluting the world with your negative fueled detailed observations of your current mood based on the weather. Less than 50 years ago people spent 80% or more of their time outdoors. Now we spend 80% of our time indoors, usually surrounded by technology for prolonged periods. TAKE A WALK one and while. Have you forgotten childhood fun of puddle splashing and playing in the rain or snow?
~ You have taken a 3-5 pictures of your pregnancy, and or child or grandchild EVERYDAY for a prolonged period of time. We get it! You can settle down on showing the world how great you think your life is. Put the camera down and live in the moment! Stop looking at your phone for a day, 3 days, a week and see how much better you feel.
~ You have pets? Everyone who knows you, knows you love them. They are wonderful I am sure, though they are NOT your children! You may love them and substitute their presence in your life as such, but they are not human. I understand they have rights, etc, etc. It is our job as humans to be custodians of the planet & to 'care for' such things, not make our pets into children we don't have, can't have, or wish we had. They are family I would agree but again, they are not your children.
~ Wow you eat food too? Yes I also enjoy cooking, and baking. Sometimes I have had great success where people even want the recipe. Why are you showing us what you made or are eating? Why do others like, or comment on these pictures? I just don't get it or understand the thought process. This also goes for pictures of alcohol. Unless you are sharing with us a recipe, or a personal insight; Why are liking or commenting on such pictures? Yes, I like that kind of beer, who cares about your picture of it.
~ I understand people use FB for different reasons, but they only post to waste time, if they are bored, avoiding work that could be done. Ask yourself after looking at your own history, with what frequency do you share something from the heart, special, important, original, or positive, educational? If you have nothing positive to share don't post. No bitching, complaining, or ranting on social media. Instead be original, share things of positive joy. Do not try and educate us with your late night passive learning style (watching youtube) to make us believe you are something you are not (educated in an area of which you only just watched a video on)
~ Profile Pictures:
"Image wearing!" We are all guilty of this crime against each other and ourselves. We display photos of ourselves we want others to see, so they will see us a certain way. You doubt? When was the last time you saw pictures of your grandparents fighting, your father drunk and in the gutter, or your mother crying about something? Do we share these at all, let alone online with people. When we enter peoples homes we see pctures they want us to see, often posed; and they wear the same emotional 'safety styles' along with this home display of captured memories. We do not display that which is unpleasant. We too in our fashion sense subscribe to the same methods. I think I look pretty in this, or; I was at a wedding and I was all dressed up, look at how handsome I am. Some for popularity, some for shock value, and others for personal identification within a sub-culture. We wear masks, makeup, and hide ourselves all the while we are actually trying to convince others who we are by how we look. Some go out of their way to look different to fit in, or even express themselves artistically. Though through all the dramatics, are they doing anything new, creative, inventive? Hardly so! Most play it safe and adopt the social accepted norms of fashion only applying some style at chosen times and places depending on venue or event. More dramatic evening makeup for a night out with the girls, or even some hair dye to cover up that grey beard for that important business meeting. It is all rather glamourous, and unnatural, no? Stop trying to convince us who you are by how you look!!! Your personal style is appreciated, but it is a glamour and not reflective of who you really are, or is it?! Oh the many masks you wear. We do live in a nation of chameleons after all, who wear different masks and makeup for different people. The infected nation of youth seekers unite under a flag of botox and reality tv. You're never going to be famous! I understand that FB makes you feel like you are, but stop it already.
~ Stop stalking your ex's and people from your past. Let them go, move on and realize they are your past. You will never live in the now or have a future if you are always looking backwards!
~ Facebook, Google+ Tumblr, Twitter, etc. It is not a popularity contest or for friend collecting. These online friends, how many of them would help you in a time of need in real life? Maybe a third of your online friends list...maybe. This all depends on the company you keep of course. Would they babysit for you, give you a place to stay, show up at the hospital, loan you over 5k? Doubtful.
Try waking up in your daily life instead of sleepwalking through it; and realize this is the life you have chosen for yourself. Stop playing victim and take PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY for your words, actions, and deeds. Don't hide behind your screen with your larger than life oppinions. Quoting Wikipedia is not an accepted means to win an argument. Contribute to your household, don't be burden, and be prepared at all times to go at it alone. You could lose everything you place value on.
Action follows thought, realize and take control of your life. It is your life no one else's.
Stop wasting time 'online'
Stop watching hype on youtube (and being so gullible!)
Spend time in serious study
Spend time in the world with human interaction
Spend time bettering yourself
Spend time bettering your community
Spend time doing work for humanity
Know the world you live in!
Do Charity work
Do Community service
Help others in need: Use your manners, be polite and be personable when talking with people. Hold doors for strangers, give up your seat on a bus, be a good human. It has nothing to do with religious or spiritual doctrines. Treat others in a way you would like to be treated.
Ask yourself, What do you offer humanity?
What do you give the world, and others?
What natural gifts or talents do you have that could help others?
How can you better develop these through practice while you are online?
* Think before you post!
if you are going to share anything, ask yourself does anyone really care? Am I sharing something of joy of benefit?
These are the things humanity should be working and focusing their attention and energy on. Not social-media! Not bitching about their lives. If you don't like your life, change it. The only person you can change is yourself. Stop being a drag to society. Get out of your parents basement, stop playing W.O.W. for 60+ hours a week and go read a book or take some classes for the fun of it. Be the change you seek and damn it, take a shower you smell. Btw: Stop compulsively masturbating and watching so much porn. Crank it out, get it over with and continue with your daily productivity.
*** If you do not want better for yourself, your family, your community or even humanity; I consider you brainwashed and a slave. I have no room in my life for weak people who willingly know they are doing wrong and continue down such paths of destructive behavior. Go be a zombie and await the end of the world with your ancient alien, illuminati, conspiracy mongering incoherent drivel. I will be waiting it out with good genetics, education, common sense, and the ability to reason on the other side of the bell curve. Good day to you.
So yea, thats that.