For ONE MONTH, on my personal timeline, I will post nothing but fun stuff: good news, happy photos, humor, things that may be serious but bring a smile. All the politics and angst I will reserve for pages dedicated to argumentation. This way I can enjoy my family, friends and strangers with my real self and theirs (...while continuing to promote my strong beliefs in appropriate forums.) Try it for October - see if you like it!One of my most longtime friends immediately objected that there was a really important thing going on in their area that had to be commented on. I accept that, and this is not for everyone. In my case, I intend to be fully active on overtly political web pages, but I have to prioritize my personal stream somewhat. It's for only a month. Let's see how it goes.
Monday, September 01, 2014
Try the FunBook Pledge
Some members of my family have expressed distress at political messages in my feed. They tend to be people of a different political leaning than mine, and it seems to be more a matter of team sports for them than actually addressing facts and issues Still, the distress is real. Whatever I think they *should* feel, nonetheless they *do* feel the way that they do, and I have a choice to make: deal with it, or don't. So I issued this challenge
at 8:00 PM