Blogs by Jozef Imrich
As the Blogging Days Go By...
1/8/2005 6:50:40 PM
History proves that any party that dominates the system for long falls into the corruption trap.
If I had any epitaph that I would rather have more than any other, it would be to say that I had disturbed the sleep of my generation.
Dragons are known for their power, force, beauty and grace. In mythology the legendary dragon has been known to hold magical powers for good and evil. They also are known for their ability to praise the kindness of strangers and offend the insiders living in the surreal world of the exclusive boys club.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist, wrote Salman Rushdie. The Iron Curtain came down since Rushdie's novel, the Satanic Verses, earned the Booker Prize-winning novelist death threats, but the question persists.
As Eliot remarks in The Dry Salvages:
For most of us this is the aim
Never here to be realised.
Who are only undefeated
Because we have gone on trying...
Try to immerse yourself in the Media Dragon, it is the real thing! Bold in its virtual niche and scope ...
Click on any of the top 100 Blogs 2004: Global Poli-Kulture Trends on the Blogstreet: http://www.blogstreet.com/bin/showcat.cgi?catcode=pol
The key to maintaining your enthusiasm is finding a way to keep your blogging enjoyable. Write about the things that interest you, without regard to whether you think that other people will be interested in them. The fastest route to blogger burnout is in trying to cater to your readers. Face it: your mother was right — you can’t please everybody all of the time. If you try to go against Mmka’s wisdom, you’ll end up being the most dissatisfied reader that you have. And if you’re not happy with your blog, how long will your blog last?
Jay Rosen sees blogging as an antidote to the limitations of mass communications. Note blogging is not a replacement or substitute for mass media, it supplements and enhances the media environment by offering an alternative for people who want more on a particular subject or viewpoint than what is currently available on TV and in newspapers.
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