The Real Kind Of CoolLet me just be frank with you from the top; I can promise you that in the eyes of today's monkey-see-monkey-do culture, I am far from one of the cool kids.
I do not have a Facebook page.
I do not have a Twitter account.
Why? Because I regard both as only being as popular as they are because somebody said that they are and we all need one; no thanks. I have no need for either. Also,
I do not like football; I know it's by far the most popular sport in this country today, but I find it to be a brainless and destructive excuse for our society to glorify violence. I'll pass.
I refuse to spend two hundred+ dollars on foam pairs of shoes or name brand Nikes or Adidas, or the countless shoes that pro athletes stamp their names on just to get our money. They're not super shoes; they will burn the same as a fifty dollar pair of shoes; please...
If things like these are how this country judges coolness, or 'inness' these days, then I am happily, mercifully UNCOOL. Becuase I have on a pair of shoes that cost under $50 and are reliably comfortable, and keep your feet dry in the rain. I love ba
EP is the only social networking site that I frequent, and it's actually because I enjoy the smart conversation and respectful exchange of opinions. Not because of popularity or how many friends I can aquire.
Now it's these things that I judge as being 'cool', because I am an independent thinker whose opinions are my own and not some trendy thought process, and to me, that is the real kind of cool...