Tuesday, October 8, 2002
Parry Hotter: How Blogs Destroyed the Value of Writing
I recently read an article on weblogs that concluded that only free writing would exist in the future. It seemed inspired by previous debates over free versus proprietary software.
Personally, I consider it unlikely that there will be a single answer. Like everything else in the world, some writing will continue to be given away, and some writing will continue to be paid for.
I disagreed with some of the points of the thesis, which I found so extreme that I felt compelled to write a satirical response.