Not much gets written about using the telephone.

Perhaps its not that internet-related issues no longer create much interest, but instead that as the internet has become an integral part of our lives we realize that on the whole it's little more than a conduit for the transmission of amorphous content, and as such hardly something to get excited about. Having a new microwave oven can be fun and exciting for a while, but once you realize that all it does is cook food, it ceases to generate much interest. Internet-specific topics, if there ever really was such a thing, hardly seem to exist anymore.

Jorge Luis Borges, in his essay The Argentinian Writer and Tradition, remarks that the most convincing proof that the Koran is an indigenous piece of Arabic writing is the fact that the entire text never mentions camels. Borges reports that he came upon this insight while reading Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in which Gibbon "observes that in the Arabian book par excellence, in the Koran, there are no camels":

I believe that if there were any doubt as to the authenticity of the Koran, this absence of camels would be sufficient to prove it is an Arabian work. It was written by Mohammed, and Mohammed, as an Arab, had no reason to know that camels were especially Arabian; for him they were a part of reality, he had no reason to emphasize them; on the other hand, the first thing a falsifier, a tourist, an Arab nationalist would do is have a surfeit of camels, caravans of camels, on every page; but Mohammed, as an Arab, was unconcerned: he knew he could be an Arab without camels.
When the time comes that we'll truly feel at home with the internet, when we've succeeded in incorporating it into our daily lives,  we'll probably cease to notice it, and certainly won't make such a big thing about it.

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