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Cyndi Pardee

When I'm not doing my job at the college, I work with teens in a church setting, and have noticed what a hard time they have talking face-to-face with an adult - even when you know they have something to say. So I invite them to go get a coke, put them in a car, we all look straight ahead (avoiding eye contact), and I keep quiet. After about 3-4 minutes, they open up and out it all comes. I think communicating in cyberspace is similar - you can share yourself and your ideas without having to see visual responses like, "You've got to be kidding!", or "I'm so disappointed."

Terry Newman

I don't think the virtual world is "bad." In fact I think its very interesting. However, as an adult, I have a hard enough time getting things done in the real world without adding one more thing on my list. I think most of us are just too busy to really enjoy or understand the virtual world. Kids have the luxury of having more free time to explore...

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