it ain’t easy playing god

What could possibly keep me away from this blog for over a month? I love this blog, and I had so much to say when I started it. Where has that gone?

In a word, formspring. I know, I know, what would I, a grown-ass woman, be doing hanging out in a place most frequented by persons of the high school persuasion, where a typical Q/A might go: “Q: is josh a cutie? A: such a cutie.”? Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

But since I scored the username ‘god’ there, such interesting things have happened. I get between 5 – 15 questions per day, some silly, some obscene, and some amazingly thought-provoking and deserving of my best efforts in answering them. I have also entertained my share of theist trolls, and I must say it’s both exhilarating and annoying — the former probably due to my appreciation for the latter, which is another story entirely.

But I get questions that go far beyond religion and philosophy — I’ve answered questions about self-confidence, self-harm, and getting boys to notice you like them. I’m like the Dear Abby of blasphemous reptilian internet personas.

And I like it. I like it so very, very much.

So, this weekend, I shall endeavor to find a way to auto-post formspring to this blog. Not on the main page, but there will be a tab, possibly linking to a page that includes a Blogger feed (formspring will auto-post to Blogger, but not to WordPress, alas).

I still have a lot to blog about, but since a blog is an outlet for accumulated mental energy, I haven’t had much buildup of late.

2 thoughts on “it ain’t easy playing god

  1. Please. I've barely just figured out what Twitter is, and I'm faced with Facebook and RSS and SEO and Digg and now apparently this Formspring thing. They're inventing new internet stuff faster than I can keep up.

    Well, good luck on subverting the dominant theist paradigm on it, whatever it is.

  2. Please. I've barely just figured out what Twitter is, and I'm faced with Facebook and RSS and SEO and Digg and now apparently this Formspring thing. They're inventing new internet stuff faster than I can keep up.

    Well, good luck on subverting the dominant theist paradigm on it, whatever it is.

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