Once started, it is easy to get lost in the "Comment" thickets of
the blogosphere. Scrolling through some of the more
argumentative sites can be interesting and attention grabbing, in
the way of rubber necking at the scene of a car wreck - and is
about as useful. I've recently made the decision to make more
conscious choices. In his post on Sunday, Nicholas Bate offers
Notes to Self 7, in which he suggests we not watch/listen/read
the news. I would add one more - avoid the "comment thickets"
of the blogosphere. To help with this effort, Nelson Biagio Jr.
provides a handy flow chart for our consideration:
(double click to enlarge)