During my first years on the Internet, when I sent out mail to the people on my mailing list, all fairly radical I could receive replies such as this:
«Why did you send this message to me? Many of us were very distressed by it. Please remove me from your mailing list immediately».
I told her I couldn’t understand why she was on it in the first place and obliged. I got rid of lots of dead meat that way…
I’m gonna document it, in a bit more detail this year, to see if it leads anywhere.
The first person has blocked me on Twitter because of this subject already and it’s just the 11.
@StephenBBagley I know it's not sophisticated or smartly cynical or even snarky, but I love Christmas. Despite the darkness of this December, I still do.
@HoodedMan @StephenBBagley christmas symbolizes greed, hypocrisy, oppression and the horror of religion http://bit.ly/8plWl9
@StephenBBagley You must be fun at christmas parties
@HoodedMan @StephenBBagley I don't go to any, of course
And that was that.
The latter link is to an excellent article by Maxine Montserrat ( @LucidGlow ) on the subject and I recommend it wholeheartedly.