Hold on ...let's think LO11707

GSCHERL (GSCHERL@fed.ism.ca)
Tue, 07 Jan 97 10:31:33 EST

Replying to LO11693 --

In response to my post, William Hobler wrote:

>> And how many of those are using the internet to access information,
>> versus just to access games and pornography and chat rooms?

> Hold on here. Are there assumptions that the majority of access are
> to these categories of sites? Or that these sites are somhow either
> bad, or of lessor value than some other sites? Or that the people
> who access these sites do not visit other, more worthy, sites?

As Rick pointed out, the busiest sites are the sites with pornography,
that the search engines report 'sex' as the top search request. My
point here is that we cannot assume that just because access to the
internet allows people access to information and knowledge, that
people are actually using it in a way a 'learning organization' would

Gary Scherling
Helping people help themselves


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