Loneliness, Facebook and You

I was discussing loneliness last night with a friend, and how everyone seems to be lonely these days, especially those of us with young kids. Now here’s this article from Stephen Marche at The Atlantic. It doesn’t say that Facebook’s necessarily making us lonelier, but it seems to be a factor in a generally lonely time for humanity, or at least for those of us in the Western world. It mentions Jaron Lanier thinks FB’s taking away our humanity and our empathy, and he’s a smart dude.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s