I miss when people took time to be exposed to different opinions, and bothered to read more than a paragraph or 140 characters. I miss the days when I could write something on my own blog, publish on my own domain, without taking an equal time to promote it on numerous social networks; when nobody cared about likes and reshares.
That’s the web I remember before jail. That’s the web we have to save.
Hossein Derakhshan in The Web We Have to Save. He gets to what I think is the heart of blogging – the personal nature of it. We’ve lost some of that amid all the cruft around blogging.