Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Netiquette

"The secret of a full life is to live and relate to others as if they might not be there tomorrow, as if you might not be there tomorrow. ... This thought has made me more and more attentive to all encounters, meetings, introductions, which might contain the seed of depth that might be carelessly overlooked.

"This feeling has become a rarity, and rarer every day now that we have reached a hastier and more superficial rhythm, now that we believe we are in touch with a greater amount of people, more people, more countries. This is the illusion which might cheat us of being in touch deeply with the one breathing next to us. The dangerous time when mechanical voices, radios, telephones, take the place of human intimacies, and the concept of being in touch with millions brings a greater and greater poverty in intimacy and human vision."

Anais Nin, 1946~ 10 Smartphone Habits You Should Avoid

1 comment:

  1. This quote was before it's time. In 1946 the ideology that created the internet was abound and it appears that Anais Nin was the first to be quoted for good netiquette. Thanks for sharing an insightful quote. The rules of netiquette can be found on NetworkEtiquette.net

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