If you want to effectively play The Blues — or any style of guitar, really — you need to get off your chair, strap in your guitar, and stand up!
Have you noticed how people born beautiful are actually cursed throughout their lifetimes — even though they may not know it? There is a viciousness about The Beautiful that seeps from the inside out and changes their natural shine into an ethereal ugliness.
We are reminded of the early, heady, days of the internet when
university campuses were just beginning to provide WiFi access to the
school network instead of requiring a tethered Ethernet cable. Students,
of course, abused the new wireless freedom by bringing their laptops to
class and surfing the internet when they should’ve been taking notes.
We now have scientific evidence that talking on the phone while driving is more dangerous than chatting with the person in the car with you:
Attention spans are in a growing deficit. That means we listen to each other less. We read less. We pay less attention in social learning circles like schools, business meetings and church sermons.