Who Are You - Just In Time Advice

I could delete past posts that do not chime with the true self message, but what’s the point?

I mean, if I can’t explain my journey then it would feel like I’d dropped out the sky.”

Julian Summerhayes

The Full Story

My Thoughts

Just in time indeed.

I am working through pulling my social media down out of the silos and importing them to blogs, sites and web properties that are all under my control, so reducing dependency on the whims of Facebook, Medium, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram … you get the point.

In the process, I have been looking at the three substantial Wordpress Blogs that I have (that will remain - I have control there already), and been thinking about deleting some of the old stuff. My thoughts were just as Summerhayes (if not using those precise words) …

those old posts do not chime with the true self’.

He goes on - and he is right. That history may well be irrelevant in facts and interest, but totally necessary to explain who I am - and how I got here.

I will continue the transitions, but will not be deleting. In fact, even the stuff that I have kept (say for Instagram), but not published because it is irrelevant’ … is suddenly relevant.

Up next Too Old To Rock and Roll, Too Young To Die The last 24 hours reminded me of this joke. Yesterday I sat down to finish an article that I have been working on for the past week. I couldn’t find Power To The People Vendors spend billions of dollars every year on software to manage their ‘customer relationships’. While we (the people) don’t even have software
Latest posts Watchtower On Getting It Right Just Some Links Does Northern Ireland really hold the world record for the longest period without a sitting government? On Knowledge Free Product Placement - Surely That’s A Typo? On Morals No Names To Protect The Innocent From their groundbreaking 2017 book, How Democracies Die. The Man Cute A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace Defining Digital Identity On Life On Life On Life On Confidence On On ‘The Essential’ The Mechanics Of Business Sometimes You Wonder An Early View Of A New Series Dressed to Distress Seen many of these over the years, but never this one - and certainly not one as long as this. On Intelligence On Words A Data Manifesto On Improvisation On Direction Sausalito I started to write a response to this in the comments - but I obviously want on too long, and got cut off … so I am making a post, and will make it as long as I want! Alan Jacobs asked in one of his recent newsletters ….
Creative Commons License
This site and its content by John Philpin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at https://john.philpin.com