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handwriter

handwriter

Norway

December 1, 2012

The other day while surfing the Internet, I saw an illustration of a little boy whose head was bent low, dragging his feet upon the ground as he sat in a swing that was hung next to another swing.  The ropes of the swing next to him were lined with vines - possibly suggesting that the swing had never been used.  I then thought back to some of my lonely days, and wondered how many other little kids sat on their swings - just as alone as I had been.  I believe that one reason community sites such as QQ, Twitter, Google, Facebook - just to name a few - are so heavily used is that the kids of today do not want to pass through their youths being so lonely as had their parents.  Now while governments might fight and argue over the intended uses of such sites - some suggesting that these sites are used to harbor terrorist and self-interest, anti-life groups - the children of the world are interacting with other kids without any of the mindless mindsets of adults.  These kids just want to not be lonely.  So may I suggest that we allow them that?  In all aspects of life their are going to be those who exploit the good things in life and try to miss use them - that's just reality.  But reality can also be that we as adults - we who love or children - let us stop installing more swings, and encourage our kids to swing along with others.  What is the sense of each kid having two swings in their own backyard in the possible hopes that some other kid who has two swings in their backyard will one day come and swing with our child?  Why have hundreds of sites, possibly each country having two or more of their own sites, when what all our kids really want is to not have to swing alone?

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