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.