Connecting to the World
I think you can still have a computer and not be connected to the Internet. Wait, let me check on that—umm, yes, you can, but it's like cutting off your computer's head in today's world. Without the Internet, you and your computer are just going to play Solitaire in your underwear all day. Of course, maybe that is what you like to do anyway. I'm not insulting your chosen path in life, but don't you know what else is out there on the Internet? At the very least, you could order more underwear (see http://www.freshpair.com/).
While most of the Internet world is speaking in terms of broadband, many people are still using dial-up connections. If you need to connect to the Internet with a dial-up modem, pull up a chair ...