15 July 2009

I'm now on Twitter

...and to commemorate this humble technological concession, I would like to share this post from http://faith-theology.blogspot.com/2009/07/now-on-twitter.html which, I think, indicates the state of whatever remains of my erstwhile objections:

The psychology behind Twitter is, I believe, best summed up in James Joyce’s story, “A Painful Case” (published in Dubliners, 1914). The story’s character, Mr James Duffy, is described in this way:

“He lived at a little distance from his body, regarding his own acts with doubtful side-glances. He had an odd autobiographical habit which led him to compose in his mind from time to time a short sentence about himself containing a subject in the third person and a predicate in the past tense.”

Follow my account: http://twitter.com/rparjona

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