From David Osmond, a failed contestant on American Idol: “I wish I had the opportunity to share what’s inside of me.”
I think that’s exactly the driving force behind blogging.
I used to teach introductory psychology. Large lecture class. I found I could often put whatever I was thinking about in the morning into my lecture. Blogging is easier.
More Jonathan Schwarz puts it like this: We have “desperation to express what our existence is like. Sometimes this comes out literally as singing, sometimes metaphorically.”