Monday, February 23, 2009
Well, I finally got around to starting this blog for class, and I must say, I am not too much of a fan of doing this. I have never been one to "journal", so it is hard for me to start either electronically or on paper. Speaking of journaling, does that even really exist anymore? Has myspace and facebook become the "journal" of the 21st century? Are there little brothers around the country trying to "steal" and "read" big sisters facebook or myspace? My guess is that they are not. Instead of privacy, it seems as though people would rather throw their thoughts out there for everyone to see. This slightly worries me as a high school teacher. I've heard of more and more colleges and employers checking "electronic diaries" before admitting or hiring candidates. I hope kids will be smart about what they post and keep their really dirty thoughts and actions stored away in a ratty old diary hidden under a mattress instead of posted on a url.