(just I minute let me backup a little)
Are my comments better than most of my posts?
I don't know but I love the interaction on comments. It's a good example of diversity at work. I'll write something with my background thoughts and a reader comes along and gives me a different angle on the topic. Diversity provides those different view angles. If we can agree to disagree, we are doing fine.
I've said before that if you don't like what you are seeing, you could move to a different position. It's easier to go around the mountain than moving it.
Now don't click over to some other blog just yet. This ain't no mountain.
I think you would agree that comments come from your reaction to the topic at hand. It's not like you spend too much time thinking about the wording of the comment. Well at least in comparison to writing a post. OK, I believe my blogger friends think before they post.
I want to throw something at you. Ready?
So here's a topic I've been thinking about and hope to get some reaction in the comments. You could help me understand.
eat pray love ===>>> shop shop shop
Since I didn’t read the book or see the movie, I am totally qualified to review both. Seriously, the media cable news channel talking heads comments about all types of things they have no clue about, so why would I be any different?
Actually, I did watch a clip of the author, Elizabeth Gilbert, giving a very inspiring speech at the TED conference. The clip is over 19 minutes long (about 18 minutes more than most internet users attention span) so here’s a link.
Just guessing about what I don’t know (my wife believes that’s a favorite occupation of mine), but I think Elizabeth Gilbert wrote her memoir without any idea that it might be a movie someday. It is probably a better book because it was written without concern for the marketing of it.
Is this a memoir about finding yourself through shopping?
I imagine not. So what "a-few-clowns-short-of-a-circus" marketing team decided to turn "eat pray love" into a shopping event. Isn't that insulting to women?
I found a good post about this over at The Urban Cowboy.
so click, read, comment - got it? good.
Also here's a funny and insightful review of it from Lewis Black:
|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c|
|Back in Black - Eat Pray Love|