The Devil has had a field day with the incredible energy and resource wasting site called Facebook, where people not only waste their most valuable God-given asset – time – they are led to constantly and subconsciously compare themselves and their lives to other people’s making us all unhappier and more depressed as a result (according to scientific studies – like you need a study to know this?!?) – instead of using our precious time to serve our neighbours (our real neighbours and friends are not 1000’s superficial ‘relationships’ 1000’s miles away all round the globe with people we can only pay lip-service to) .
But The Devil and his minions must be really celebrating at their coup d’état – the site that is ‘Twitter’ – the site that turns – no – forces, by virtue of the fact that if you are in the public you must be on it – ordinarily nice upstanding men and women to behave like juveniles, spouting and spitting back and forth. What a result for the Devil’s and his workers!
Can’t we see the irony in a site called Twitter, that amazing site that actually has the power to turn people into virtual twits – twitterizing anyone that has the misfortune to be forced into using this thing to hang out theirs and other dirty washing, and along with it’s web brother and sister sites have singlehandedly turned the Internet into one giant mud-slinging back-biting, playground for adults who do not realise by entertaining them they have signed away their privacy forever and turned themselves back into children.
I’m guilty, and correct me if I’m wrong, but I have come to believe that unless these puerile sites are being used for spreading God’s word, His gospel, hope regarding alternatives or for spreading the message about sites and services that help Christians lost in the mud-baths that are FaceTwit and TwitSter, it’s time we Christians grew up came off both.