The following is not my hub, but rather a snub piece by a disgruntled devotee.
I believe it raises some cogent points about harassment, character assassination, and mainly about player-hating jealousy which should be best discussed here, out in the open so that we might all learn from this heinous debacle.
This "author" even managed to find a personal picture of me. This raises serious questions about safety and privacy in the digital age.
We are not worthy. I cannot imagine the horror you felt when some egrarious sockpuppet came to life and ran away with your best oneliners. (By the way, I'm the proud pet-owner of one of those petite giraffes... You would not believe the reactions I get when I take Stretch to the dog park.)
Actually Greg, much as I dislike you and am jealous of your hot hub success crap I have decided to help you out. So I have reported the other guy and all his hubs in the hope that it will bring some sanity to the site.
But I like you, Mark. What's it gonna take, buddy?
I thought a little performance art might be just your kind of entertainment.
Besides, I have a few magic tricks I was gonna show you.
As for BC, the sheer lack of journalistic integrity will be enough to convince people to relegate said hub to obscurity. The privacy issues remain, however, so I highly suggest that parents have their kids read through this whole fiasco so they might learn from this modern digital morality tale.
If all that is accomplished is that parents and children hug each other just a bit tighter, and cherish each other just a bit deeper as a result of realizing the value of their privacy, then I suppose my endurance of this onslaught will not have been for naught.
Maybe I'm just feeling philosophical today, but I'm wondering whether it's a sign of cowardice, or of mental instability of some sort that people tend to join the bandwagon and pile on once the ball is rolling.I could...