Other than the loss of a family member, losing one’s computer is probably the most traumatic thing a young person will be forced to endure.
Sure, you can draft out what others tell you to, but if your article lacks passion in the subject, you are nothing more than a drone being told what to do. I don’t like to be told where the limits of my article should be.
You’ll feel superior for about 3.5 minutes before you realize that you behaved the exact same way until about two weeks ago.
I randomly surveyed people around my campus and asked them to tell me the one thing they hate about Facebook couples.
How am I supposed to come up with super smart theories about what’s going to happen on Game of Thrones if I’m just glancing up every so often in between liking arbitrary Facebook posts and putting heart emojis on girls’ selfies?
Phones, these incredible devices that hold so much potential to create connections between humans through exchanges, too often create distance. I wonder what Alexander Graham Bell would have thought of that.
Unable to tune in to our own emotional responses, we become tuned out to others’ responses as well. We stop caring what other people feel and then we stop considering that others have feelings entirely.
Initially I came to this community searching for love, intimacy and brotherhood. In return, I got shade, infidelity, loneliness and disunity. The self-loathing in this community forces you to encounter a series of broken men who are self-destructive, hurtful, cruel and vindictive towards one another.
I. Complete. You.
If you genuinely are the uncomfortable with social interaction that you’re using your phone as a buffer so as to avoid it, then you might need to re-evaluate your choices.