Hector A. Haro
August 05, 2011
Dr. Anthony Pitucco
I work in an industry filled with people who claim “the internet was the worst thing to happen to the second oldest industry”. This people are not dumb by any stretch of the imagination they all have well over 30 years’ experience and have been in the trenches. This men and woman are veterans in their own right and have been credited for helping pave the way for all the new gladiators of our profession. So, why would intelligent hard working people claim the internet, one of the most powerful and useful media is not for them? The answer is simple, fear of the unknown, but to these naysayers, I say “I am a speeding train, you are either onboard or you are lying on the tracts, either I am coming through.” Picturing my older colleagues working the business without the internet, is like watching a carpenter hammering nails with his bare hands. There is tool for every job, but you have to know what you are doing with it. In today’s world everyone is online; I do not care who you are or where you live we can find out everything about you and your friends and family in no time. However, the same advantages the internet provides to ethical people, it also does to unethical people. Because, the internet is so vast it makes difficult to navigate and filter fiction from nonfiction and if you do not know what you are doing it could seem like you looking for a needle in hay stack. Therefore, we younger gladiators advise the older ones to wipe the tears from faces, pick up the nail gun, and let us knock out these houses so we grab a beer after work. Indeed, the internet has provided my profession the ability to gather useful information used to resolve situations and better our clientele’s wellbeing. Although, not all the information found on the internet is credible, it is actually the intelligence of the person gathering the information to determine the credibility of...
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