Virtual Realities

Most of us, by now, have figured out where in Minneapolis the single, like-minded people of our general age group reside, lounge or otherwise entertain themselves. It

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  1. Lex (unregistered) on June 28th, 2005 @ 11:11 am

    I wonder if, in the Information Age, we haven’t just gotten lazy and misanthropic. Online dating or “networking” peddles itself as convenient, low-risk and simple. On some level, however, it’s less human. Sure, there’s no awkwardness in meeting someone new, but where’s the fun in having their personalities already fully mapped?

    (Nevermind that profiles are really all about what people wish to reveal.)

  2. xtine (unregistered) on June 30th, 2005 @ 2:01 pm

    uh… removed all akwardness? i’m afraid not. maybe i’m just filled with akwardness, but in some instances it has been difficult to transition from that messaging/emailing phase to the oh here you are right in front of me and now i can’t edit before sending conversations… it’s for sure interesting, but still just as terrifying and akward… besides the self conciousness you feel when you remember that that picture of you on your birthday is one of your best photos and maybe you tend to photograph well and besides its only a head shot… oh man… maybe i’m just paranoid.

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