I will leave this post as the tombstone for this ugly little blog that brought out the vilest in me and has now left me in deep shame for the rest of my life. Always remember this, kids: you may not really be as witty and edgy as you think you are; the Internet amplifies everything, especially your most ridiculous stupidity, so don't go writing callous things even during those days that you happen to feel depressed and like shit and you need that feeling of not caring; limits usually exist for a good reason; your imaginary enemies are not the same as the real breathing people; groups are not monolithic so that all their members equal the one you hate the most and who may or may not return the favour; and finally, remember that regardless of their labels, all people are individuals with feelings, fears and hopes that you really, really should always respect.He may not be aware of it, but his declaration reminds those of Chinese intellectuals during the Cultural Revolution. I can imagine him standing on the stool in front of the blogosphere, bowing his head. I hope he shares their depth of sincerity.
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Ilkka, the Finn-Canadian computer professor who blogged venting his antifeminist rumblings, saw the light and repented. In the eternal war between the sexes, he is a casuality to the manly side. His final advice: