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It has been awhile since I reblogged a post, but I could not resist this one. David poses a tongue-in-cheek view of an emerging digital world. What are the implications? What are the unique qualities of community in the virtual world and which qualities do they share with traditional communities? I am looking at this as a topic area for my dissertation so this is humourous and thought-provoking.

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This about nails it…

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About ivonprefontaine

I completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Previously, I taught for 20 years and taught for 15 years in a wonderful hybrid school. My dissertation topic and research were how certain teachers experience becoming who teachers. In teaching and leanring, I am a boundary-crosser who understands moving ahead is a leap of faith. Teaching is a calling and vocation to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what calls me next. I am an educator, phenomenologist, scholar, boundary-crosser, published poet, author, parent, grandparent, and spouse.

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  1. Ivonprefontaine
    I be please, that we understand so well. We feel photo similarly and poetry. You live in USA. I was in Chicago only – 2 weeks (year 2005). I wrote book “America is for bull” – in Polish .. I do not know on so many well English.
    I greet, nice weekend for you

  2. So true, Ivon.
    I was only saying last night to my partner that WordPress (and it’s bloggers) have opened up a whole new world of digital experience to me…! I must admit, I’m enjoying it! However; I appreciate it is changing so quickly; what we understand today may seem like ‘old history’ within a few short years…! Don’t blink…! 🙂

  3. Hi 🙂

    This is a lovely award for your lovely blog

    ” One Lovely Blog Award”

  4. Heh. Hardly anybody socializes by “traditional” means anymore, so no digital socialization means no traditional socialization, either.

    …Honestly, I’m not even sure what you mean by “traditional communities.”

    • Josy, I agree. In the traditional days, whatever those were, we all socialized differently based on local culture. Now digital communities bring new influences that impact our local communities.

      Take care,



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