Why E-Mail Is Like a Penis

Those who have it would be devastated if it was evercut off.

Those who have it think that those who don't aresomehow inferior.

Those who don't have it may agree that it's neat, butthink it's not worth the fuss that those who have it make about it.

Many of those who don't have it would like to try it, aphenomenon psychologists call "E-Mail Envy."

It's more fun when it's up, but this makes it hard toget any real work done.

In the distant past, its only purpose was to transmitinformation vital to the survival of the species.

Some people still think that's the only thing it shouldbe used for, but most folks today use it mostly for fun.

If you don't take proper precautions, it can spreadviruses.

If you use it too much, you'll find it becomes more andmore difficult to think coherently.

We attach an importance to it that is far greater thanits actual size and influence warrant.

If you're not careful what you do with it, it can getyou into a lot of trouble.

If you play with it too much, you could go blind.