Stop Copying Me
August 02, 2013
It used to be a bad thing to copy someone. Copy on a test,
you're a cheater. Mock everything I say and do, I'm telling mom.
Buy the same prom dress, don't go there. Copying was akin to
stealing and everyone knows stealing is bad.
But we're not talking about plagiarism, taking what doesn't
belong to you or taking credit for someone else's ideas (that
really is stealing). No, we're dealing in the kind of good-natured
copying or gathering of ideas that leads to faster weeknight
recipes, better ways to stay organized, handmade gifts the kids can
make or a new take on Halloween decorations. We'd go so far as to
call that sharing. And everyone knows sharing is good.
We share because we care, because it says something about who we
are and what we believe in, and it's a way to build relationships.
Famous people share their Good
Things, a 2013 Wow List and all
of life's positives. And regular people
from all over the world share their ideas on Pinterest, 70 million
And we're next! Yep, we're giving it a go on Pinterest. It's true. We've
jumped head first into the world of Pinterest and we're proud
newbies. We're pinning and gathering and adding our two chips
worth. Please join us as we grow and acquire our own Pinterest
personality. We'd love it if you'd join us. And we won't tell
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