October 6, 2005 @ 3:41 pm by sean
I decided to travel across the internet to a certain site known by its
address as www.makepovertyhistory.com, but alas, my journey was cut
short by a filter. If you, Judson internet user, decide to make this
vain journey, this is the message you will be greated with:
organization has chosen to limit viewing of this site
(http://www.makepovertyhistory.org/), due to the rating of its content
(high bandwidth,hobbies/interest). Yes, I am in fact interested, that is why I attempted to view the content of this site.
friends, our interest in making poverty only part of history has been
blocked by our fair organization. Naturally, I took action and clicked
the ‘override/ request access’ button and filled out the necessary
Our organization greeted me again today with an email.
I hoped this email would tell me I could freely explore the wild world
of the makepovertyhistory website from any computer I chose as my
vehicle for travel. But it is not my fate. Instead, my organization
tells me I will be provided with a single computer with access to this
website; a computer located only in the library, next to the reference
desk. No longer will Judson College open the doors of the internet to
unnecessarily restricted websites dedicated to making the world a
I am thankful for internet access, and I am glad they
attempt to filter out websites that may stiffle the educational
purposes of this community. A ‘but ….’ usually comes, however, I
don’t think it’s necessary.
Just to set the record straight, there is not a single gentleman in the club that is named for his kind.
Summer fought valiently, and it seemed as though she had victory in her
grasp. But autumn retaliated today with a swift kick to the back.
Old sad bastard, I don’t know who you are, but sharing your music in Volkman is good for my soul.