The spam folder in my e-mail always has unread mail. Most of it – trash. The only reason I check it daily is because some of my genuine e-mail goes to this folder.
The other is usually offensive content. I never read it but I can tell by the subject its @#$%
http://spam.abuse.net/overview/whatisspam.shtml terms it as flooding the Internet with many copies of the same message, in an attempt to force the message on people who would not otherwise choose to receive it. Most spam is commercial advertising, often for dubious products, get-rich-quick schemes, or quasi-legal services.
In this age of the internet, I know and understand spam will always be there. My only appeal is, “could the inventors make it gender sensitive?” What infuriates me is the number of ‘Viagra discounts’ and ‘enlarge with trial’ messages I receive in a day. Today I got 24, aaiiihh! seriously, I don’t think am within the gender demography targeted. I know it’s too much to expect but …
There’s lots of spam in this world away from the internet. What can you do about it? Be true to yourself. Know who you are and do not give in to the ‘flooding messages’, the whims of this world.
And in the words of Cormac Burke, Identify things by how they suit you – your satisfaction, your advantage – not by the value of others.
Empty the spam then and only then will you experience the concealed, critical and countless purpose of your life.