Oracle Tips by Burleson
Chapter 3 -
The Land of Fruits and Nuts
The following section presents information on
the most harmless of all web weirdos, the socially inept and will
reveal details about the more dangerous web deviants.
Social Incompetents and Neurotics
While the planet is filled with socially inept
people, the web has a greater than average share of people without
basic social skills. Ever since the 1950’s, people with a desire to
avoid human interaction have been drawn to the solitude of
computers, a safe place where they can interact without fear of
On the web, socially inept people are usually
seeking a partner, a set of friends or an intimate relationship.
The socially inept user is like the kid who always was picked-on at
the playground, and their clumsy advances toward people on the web
can be frightening.
For example, he simply does not understand that
if a woman tells him she cannot go out with him because she is
washing her hair; she probably is not washing her hair, but is
actually letting him know she is not interested. He figures that
the answer will be ‘yes’ if his timing is better, so he asks her out
Fortunately, the socially incompetent person frequently can be
convinced to stop their pursuit; especially when threatened with
public exposure such as a stalking complaint.
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