dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote in binky_betsy,
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A thing about machines.......

Today's strip is the first blast across the bow of the dimwit Luddism that causes Lynn to huff and puff about how useless, scary and evil computers and other mechanical devices that she doesn't have the patience, humility and intellect to learn to operate correctly are. What we generally get is the following series of events:

  1. Elly approaching an unfamiliar device with extreme reluctance and/or the default attitude that what she's familiar with is best.
  2. The sullen refusal to ask for help because she's too arrogant and silly to ask for help like regular people.
  3. Steadily mounting rage because said technology behaves in a way she's too stupid impatient to understand.
  4. A meltdown followed by her either drawing a wildly-inappropriate conclusion or wishing bodily harm on the evil people who didn't make machines easy for impatient, stupid, incompetent dimwits who won't take the time to learn because they don't want to look weak to use.


Why this bothers me is that there are so very many people out there who feel the same way; most of them wind up yapping about how Lynn has spy gear in their living room.
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