Wednesday, October 06, 2010

HELP!

Visiting 80 year old relatives. No WiFi, no microwave, no Internet. Atheists, fervent Obama lovers, two cats. Dialogue; what's wrong with these companies that sell on the Internet? "Why don't they send me a damn catalog if they want me to spend my money?" "we don't let Bill Oreilly into our living room. Dorothy, do you think we may have been switched at birth? On a good note, he didn't know who Keith Oberman was. I didn't enlighten him.

From Teri

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3 comments:

Dorothy said...

Teri - My heart's breakin' for ya. Since my brother' family is somehow a collection of homeschooled, anti-progress, ultra-conservative, FoxNews discipled pentacostalists, I'm thinking you might be on to something. My mother thinks Glenn Beck's a bit of a blowhard, though, so I'm not sure... maybe you were switched with my brother.

thebooksonmyshelf said...

Ah, Teri, look at my parents' opinions as a case study. They don't have internet and only get MSM. My Dad reads four or five news magazines and watches news on tv a lot - even Congressional procedings! That's commitment to getting information, but without the Internet, he has no way to check on the bias in his info. He gets his opinion about the Internet from -- the MSM. I think you're doing very well not challenging him on his opinons.

thebooksonmyshelf said...

Ah, Teri, look at my parents' opinions as a case study. They don't have internet and only get MSM. My Dad reads four or five news magazines and watches news on tv a lot - even Congressional procedings! That's commitment to getting information, but without the Internet, he has no way to check on the bias in his info. He gets his opinion about the Internet from -- the MSM. I think you're doing very well not challenging him on his opinons.