Spell Check Dependent

The computer is killing my spelling skills. Thanks little red lines that I totally depend on. Have you ever noticed you can spell a word correctly when your handwrite, but when you type you misspell the same word? My hand muscle memory is a better speller than my finger muscle memory, and I blame spell check on the computer. Having knowledge at your fingertips instead of in your memory banks. But that’s a different complaint all together – that’s the cause of people knowing a tid-bit about a lot and still feel comfortable enough to spout half-ass knowledge as facts. The spread of bad ideas happens because we’re too dependent on digital libraries to produce knowledge on demand rather than build mental palaces filled with refined knowledge. (Yup my mental palace is filled with tv clips, I eventually confuse with personal memories.Sherlock anyone?)

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