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There Is No Cloud – It Is Just Someone Else’s Computer

Most people who use the Internet constantly have no appreciation of the deeper meaning in their dependency!

A SCARS Commentary!

There Is No Cloud – It Is Just Someone Else’s Computer

As Parler Recently Discovered.

Our organization depends on Facebook. Our websites depend on a hosting company. Etc. etc. etc.

We are all totally dependent on others. The age of ownership and self-reliance is ending. Everything is rented or borrowed from someone else!

In effect, we have returned to feudalism. “By your leave my lord” we all exist now. And the lords make it clear what are their priorities. And what they expect from us “serfs”

We all work to pay for our luxuries and our basics now, not for our futures. Now, we all know how easy it can all be taken away. Just look at the pandemic, and how much we lost – some from the disease some from government reactions to it.

We say this not to be political, but to help you have a sense of reality.

Yes, Facebook and all of social media is to blameBlame Blame or Blaming is the act of censuring, holding responsible, making negative statements about an individual or group that their action or actions are socially or morally irresponsible, the opposite of praise. When someone is morally responsible for doing something wrong, their action is blameworthy. By contrast, when someone is morally responsible for doing something right, we may say that his or her action is praiseworthy. Blame imparts responsibility for an action or act, as in that they made a choice to perform that act or action. for much of what is wrong with us. We sold our souls to Mark Zuckerberg to be able to share our lives 24/7.

Yes, governments are to blame. Yes, criminals are to blame.

The only questions now are what can be done about it? Is it too late to ever take back control? It was not so long ago – 40 years more or less – two generations ago when we traded it w