OT: It's arrived!

Dave Cross dave at dave.org.uk
Thu Nov 8 12:51:06 GMT 2007

Quoting Paul Makepeace <paulm at paulm.com>:

> Clay Shirky IIRC made an interesting point that those so desirous of
> attention will seek it even when that attn is increasingly negative:
> it's better to have *some* attention than no attention even if it's
> negatively directed. This is probably what's going on here.

I think you'll find Oscar Wilde said it first (and better).

   "There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about,
    and that is not being talked about."

   (The Picture of Dorian Gray)


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