I hate spam. Actually I sort of like Spam, the nasty-but-tasty meat, but I really do hate spam, the wasteful, annoying, distracting gunk that comes into our inboxes.
You don’t need me to riff on all the reasons why it’s odious. You likely share my feelings about it.
Mail and blog comments get my hopes up. They arouse my desires to connect deeply with people. They touch the parts of me that long to have impact on others through my words.