dotism

December 20th, 2019

  1. Shared Separation

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    Alienated, Alone And Angry: What The Digital Revolution Really Did To Us — We were promised community, civics, and convenience. Instead, we found ourselves dislocated, distrustful, and disengaged.

    Here is the most alienating fact about the Digital Nation we live in: It incentivizes forms of engagement that make Americans feel less empowered and more alone than ever, to the benefit of very few. It seizes some of the best, noblest human instincts — to share, to know, to connect, to belong — and harnesses them to a degrading system of profit. Anesthetization to these conditions is dangerous.