The Day 1

Hm… Welcome to my first daily weblog entry. I have never had a blog before… This is probably the fifth or sixth personal website that I have started but never a blog… Strange feelings… Seeing that the blog has become somewhat of a trendy thing to do on the internet, and considering I’ve wasted a lot of time meandering through other people’s lives this way, I thought it would be a neat idea to get my own going.

At 1998 when I started my first personal website I was too shy to share with anyone lots of private things and thoughts. I suppose that’s why the classic little diaries came with keys (which you could easily pick, though) to keep prying eyes away.

Nowadays, as a permanent native resident of the Internet, I always say, “I don’t have anything to hide”, which I believe to a great extent.

The problem, however, is that what is on your mind can always hurt other people. The reality of raw thought has a blinding and painful quality to it. We have to filter what comes out of our minds and mouths to protect other beings’ feelings. Self-censorship?! Stupid! So how to keep my feeling for freedom, my unimpaired freedom to write what I think?

Sometimes people even tend to take what you say and can possibly hurt you with your own thoughts by criticizing them! Hm…

Let’s see…

2 thoughts on “The Day 1”

  1. The concept of freedom implies the idea of seeking freedom for yourself and for the other selves. Those two components are an inseparable unity comprising the idea of freedom. And, taking offence has nothing to do with freedom; the fault is to the "offended" one, because one obviously does not share the idea of freedom. One can never feel offended if he does not choose to, even when offence is intended.
    Elinor Rusvelt said: " No one can humiliate you without your consent."
    Isn't it wise?

  2. Hi, Iskra! Nice to meet you here 🙂

    I have a problem… My concept of freedom implies the idea of feeling freedom for myself, only seeking is not enough. But this feeling depends of the others, depends of the circumstances. Sometimes to be alone is fine, sometimes – not. Sometimes to feel your freedom you have to be alone… Usually in the Net you cannot be alone… actually you ARE alone…

    But I am not afraid to cause or take offence… I am just curious if it happens 😉

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