Turns out that there’s a difference between loneliness and being alone. You control your loneliness, and you’re only lonely if you don’t consider yourself to be very good company. Trust me, it’s taken ages to reach this point of enlightenment, where I alone am simply good enough to be around.
Their death and their bodies are not yours to capture and share.
Nowadays, the use of mobile phones and other gadgets is becoming endemic. Everywhere we turn, they are present.
Text your parents. Bolt the doors. Draw the curtains. Lock Sammy in his crate.
The people that we interact with are not always who they appear to be, or who they “post” to be.
The thing about your cellphone is that while any one thing you may do on it may be useful for a given period, the switch from “this is doing me good” to “now I am wasting time” happens quickly.
The reality is: we were hacked more than will ever be revealed. And the hacking will cause damage.
If you spend the majority of your time in worlds where people are accomplishing incredible things, all of a sudden that starts to seem normal.