I was on the WildOnes blog today, a great blog that is the intersection of about 6 different peoples blogged lives. Most, if not all of these guys you would have heard of and even met at times, depending on where you hang out, but Mike makes some great and challenging points about blogging and debate here on his post.
By Rivertribemike from Melbourne.
I’ve been concerned in my interactions lately in the blogging community that we are busily setting up an idol in debating structure rather than what i would see as a blogging ideal: that we inform our actions. Really, I’m seriously considering quitting blogging because I find that too often we seem to get distracted by informational covetousness and nit-picking each other’s paradigms rather than encouraging a community that critically analyses and informs our practise. Are we being dragged into an ever-increasing vortex of distracting cyber-debate that does little other than add to the noise level and distract us from the practise of living?
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