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Last posted Jun 27, 2009 at 12:24PM EDT. Added Jun 24, 2009 at 07:35PM EDT
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I see this as having “internet is tubes” type potential: http://scifiwire.com/2009/06/ray-bradbury-to-yahoo-to.php

The Internet is a big distraction,"
-------------------------------- said Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles, while speaking out in defense of libraries in The New York Times. Bradbury was being interviewed prior to a public appearance benefiting Ventura County’s H.P. Wright Library, which is in danger of shutting its doors because of budget cuts.

“Yahoo called me eight weeks ago,” he said. "They wanted to put a book of mine on Yahoo! You know what I told them? ‘To hell with you. To hell with you and to hell with the Internet.’

“It’s distracting,” he continued. “It’s meaningless; it’s not real. It’s in the air somewhere.”
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underlined part is part that may turn into a meme.

Jun 24, 2009 at 07:35PM EDT
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Oh no. I grew up loving Ray Bradbury’s books. Now he’s a confused old codger. I never pegged a sci fi great like him to be a technophobe. On the other hand, I was under the assumption that he was dead. So he’s still got that going for him.

Jun 27, 2009 at 11:11AM EDT
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its funny how older people hate the internet. my grandma is scared to death over it!

Jun 27, 2009 at 12:24PM EDT
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