Re: Doggie Doo Again
Aug 13, 1997 11:38 AM
by A. Safron
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Doggie Doo Again
> Date: Wednesday, August 13, 1997 8:00 AM
> Organizations, especially ones which are in the area of "religion" and
> "spiritual" arena are really slow to use Internet. One of them may be due to
> the fact that most of them are controlled by older generation who did not
> grow up with computers. The second problem is that they are used to control
> communication with their faithful so that they told the faithful only those
> things which they think the faithful need to know. I recently was told the
> joke -- about how the faithful are handled -- just like mushrooms. The
> mushrooms are kept in the dark and that is where they grow well. So keep the
> faithful in the dark and feed little crumbs to keep them grow in the dark.
> Internet is changing all this. The free communication and speed of
> communication is something that it is going to take time to get used to.
> As I have said before, Internet is a juggernaut and is unstoppable. Doing
> business in the traditional way is going to go away.
I really appreciated this post, Doss. There's a lot of truth there.
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