It is an all too familiar scenario: a man is without time or patience. His evenings are devoted to his family; his mornings are burdened by a career. All concerns are offered to the daily obligations, the middle-class worries. He is overwhelmed. And, even when a blessed pause in his schedule is achieved, he finds he does not have the energy to sit through the lagging channels, the anchors and their false smiles. Information is offered too slowly, with commercials injected between every truth. It is a cumbersome presentation of politics; and the diligence it requires for a too late hour is simply impossible to summon. He would rather sleep.
And so he does… and a loss of knowledge occurs.
The modern age is one of swift decisions and swifter demands – there can be no hesitations as few can afford them. Facts must instead be offered with immediacy, access to them granted without a force of useless asides or irrelevancies. All things must be given freely. And this is why Internet Democracy has become such a value.
By simply searching for favored sites or blogs, individuals can find precisely what they need (without having to suffer through the commercial inanities). Policies, laws and governmental changes are found quickly. The information is presented to all and does not require waiting on midnight to achieve it. It can instead be discovered when the time is best for those involved.
And through this comes a resurgence of political awareness. No longer is the common man (defined always by his hectic life, the needs of his children) unable to understand the world around him – not because of a lacking interest, but simply because there were no minutes to spare for it. Internet Democracy allows him instead to earn the information easily… and without sacrificing his few moments of privacy. Convenience is now the intention. It succeeds.