Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers)
y’all set a spell while I crank up the Wakefield Doctrine word machine and see what we can do. (following are the instructions to participate, you really need to join in, yo)
“You know what I think of social media? I think… ”
…that ‘social media’ is, in terms of its effect/value/influence/ on human society, clearly, far and away the best thing and the worst thing to happen yet to the human species.
Might be best to indulge my clarklike worldview and express it as an analogy: social media is to the need (that is within all of us) to connect with another person as organized religion is to spirituality.
You know what? I am gonna go totally un-clarklike and leave it at that.2
1) yeah gender inflicted characterization. No, I understand that 50.357% of the human population simply miss the quality/requirement/enhancement/chest-beating-goodtime of competition. But we’ll let it go…after all they’re (hey, there’s a finish the sentence fragment!!)
2) no! no frickin way!!! he’ll never do it!3
3) you watch, he’ll find a cute and/or clever way to stretch this thing out… this is only 200 words long4
4) no, I won’t5
5) yeah, he says that (and even thinks he means it) but that statement, about organized religion and such? no way he can walk away from that… you just wait and see