David N. Snyder wrote::thumbsup: Great invention; one of the best in the history of mankind, in my opinion. It is a great information resource and connects people like never before from around the world.
The 20th century saw the mass production of cars, the A-bomb, commercial airlines, space travel, personal computers and the internet. I wonder how the 21st century is going to top that?
What about the girl who recently killed herself because, after gang raping her, the attackers posted photos of it on the web? I often wonder if all this "connectedness" is a force for good or evil. The instant gratification of the internet is artificial and unsustainable. Of course, there are great benefits to the internet, like identity theft. However, I think we should see it as just another source of dukkha.
Hopefully the 21st century see the invention of peace and harmony, not another fruitless material gadget.
(Sorry... I have a terrible headache)
Sotthī hontu nirantaraṃ - May you forever be well.