Partly Cloudy ~
High: 41°F ~ Low: 24°F
Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
Is our society really so negative and pessimistic?Posted Sunday, June 22, 2008, at 8:53 PM
In the past, I always felt that the media publicized the bad more than the good. I knew that they are giving what they perceived the public wants, but I thought they were overdoing it to sell their news story.
I looked forward to the straight forward opinion of blogs since the everyday person now has the capability to say what they think and get it our across the world. Regrettably, the vast amount of things being said seems negative or conspiratorial. At least on the blogs I am seeing. What do you see?
At first I thought that was a reflection on the real attitude of our society but then I got a closer look at why the most prolific bloggers write their blog. It turns out that MANY are selling something.
This is OK if they are really saying what they believe, but since negative, nasty, traumatic news seems to get the most attention, I wonder if they are just being antagonistic and provoking in order to build traffic.
What do you think".
Showing comments in chronological order
[Show most recent comments first]
- Blog RSS feed
- Comments RSS feed
- Send email to Steve Mills
Steve Mills and his wife have one daughter and live on a farm outside of Bell Buckle. They previously owned two coffee/ice cream shops, currently operate an internet sales company and teach classes, but his primary job involves the paper industry worldwide. Hobbies and interests lie in gardening, photography, recorded music and of course, their pets.
Hot topicsWishing a Happy Thanksgiving to all. Hectic two weeks, kitten and who knows what else.
(2 ~ 7:55 AM, Nov 27)
Final "social" meeting of 2014 is coming TONIGHT.
I THINK I have made up my mind on voting but anyone want to voice an opinion?
On last "Social" meeting of the year for Weed'em & Reap coming up, see a new post
The mysterious "Night Flower" Cornplant (Dracaena fragrans)