Learning, idiocy, procrastination, salvation, damnation, humor, satire, and so much more all in one little package (or several servers, whichever one you'd like to go with).
It also promotes individuals' eventual detachment from reality.
Dear Reader, the internet you are now on is not the secondary one but the primary one invented by Al Gore. You are on the internet versus the internets.
--George W. Bush at the Presidential Debate