Wednesday, May 30, 2012

get off

“...we suffer from unprecedented alienation. We have never been more detached from one another, or lonelier. In a world consumed by ever more novel modes of socializing, we have less and less actual society.”

“For all this connectivity, new research suggests that we have never been lonelier or more narcissistic and that this loneliness is making us mentally and physically ill.”

“At the forefront of all this unexpectedly lonely interactivity is Facebook,... Facebook denies us a pleasure whose profundity we had underestimated: the chance to forget about ourselves for a while, the chance to disconnect.” 

Are you on FaceBook? 

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