are a few false reasons not to buy a computer and join the information
1. It is expensive.
2. There is too much immoral content on the net.
3. There is nothing there I need.
first one is a very common misconception. The net is in actuality
very cheap to use. Many many websites that
are useful are absolutely free to you the consumer.
"What about email?"
An email account is generally offered to you free of charge
when you sign up to purchase internet access. Internet access
itself is normally very cheap. Dial up rates can be found for
as little as $10.00 a month. There are even internet service
suppliers that will offer you access for free. (though there
is usually a long distance phone number associated with it when
there wouldn't be with a local supplier)
"What about America Online?" While American
Online is a nice collection of internet applications, all of
those kinds of applications are available to download from the
net for free. Aol's search utility can be replaced by going
to google.com. Aol's instant messenger can be replaced with
ICQ or MSN Instant Messenger. Aol's email can be replaced with
the free email that you get from your internet service supplier.
is too much immoral content on the net.
This is another misconception,
while there are plenty of sites of dubious moral character on
the net, you generally have to be looking for them to find them.
If you have children that might be using the computer and the
internet there is parental control software available. To keep
children from straying into dangerous territory. The net is
like the world and shows an accurate cross section of the world.
Including a proportional amount of ne'er-do-wells.
is nothing there I need
No possibly not. However the computer and the internet can be
a great help and an enormous convenience. Everything can be
found on the net. You can do your taxes on the net, you can
do your banking on the net, you can find out what tomorrows
weather is going to be, you can stay in contact with friends
and loved ones. All from the comfort and security of your computer
the end it can be said about the computer and the internet that
they are very powerful tools to help you do
whatever it is you want to do.
are many reasons to buy a computer and join the information
Yahoo.com , Ebay.com
are just some of the destination websites you may have heard
about on T.V. These are not the only websites that might be
of interest you you. Owning a PC and getting on the internet
can make you better at most anything you are interested in doing.
What ever you are interested in doing the internet can help
you do better, faster, and/or cheaper. From genealogy--
to self improvement-- to current streaming
world wide news. It is all on the net and pretty much all for
The internet is the easiest and cheapest way to stay in contact.
The internet actually makes it possible to stay in contact 24
hours a day 7 days a week. (if you are so inclined) Email, chat
rooms, chat programs, and even voice over net (such as ICQ
PC to PC calling) are all available on the net for
you to use for free.