Originally Posted by ThePhantasm
It is totally a sham. As I said earlier, social networking marketing doesn't just progress at a steady clip like this. That's not how it works. the more people share it, the more others see it and share it in turn - the speed of the progress should vary at least, and should normally speed up increasingly until the bar is filled.
This makes perfect sense.
So why can I not stop pressing the Twitter button?
I think back to my father. As a farmer, he had a natural understanding for the Earth. I remember him telling me this world is capable of providing for all its creatures. Even now, with so many more people, there exists enough food for everyone.
"The problem," Pa used to say, "is people. As far back as we go, we've always had problems with sharing. Seems everyone's too busy holding on to what they've got to care how their neighbors are doing."