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  • Did you know the average person spends 4 years of his life looking down at his cellphone?

  • Kinda ironic ain't it?

  • How these touch screens can make us lose touch?

  • But it's no wonder in a world filled with iMacs, iPads and iPhones, so many I's, so many selfies, not enough us's and we's.

  • See technology has made us more selfish and separate than ever, cuz while it claims to connect us, connection has gotten no better.

  • And let me express first, Mr. Zuckerburg.

  • Not to be rude, but you should re-classify Facebook to what it is, an anti-social network, cuz while we may have big friend lists, so many of us are friend-less, all alone cuz friendships are more broken than the screens on our very phones.

  • We sit at home on our computers measuring self-worth by numbers of followers and likes, ignoring those who actually love us.

  • It seems we'd rather write an angry post than to talk to someone who might actually hug us.

  • Am I bugging?

  • You tell me cuz I asked a friend the other day, "Let's meet up face-to-face."

  • He said, "All right. What time you wanna Skype?"

  • I responded with OMG, SRS and then a bunch of SMH's and realized, "What about me?"

  • Do I not have the patience to have conversation without abbreviation?

  • This is the generation of media overstimulation.

  • Chats have been reduced to snaps.

  • The news is 140 characters.

  • Videos are 6 seconds and high speed.

  • And you wonder why ADD is on the rise faster than 4G LTE, but...get a load of this, studies show the attention span of the average adult today, is one second lower than that of a goldfish.

  • So if, you're one of the few people or aquatic animals that have yet to click off or close this video, congratulations.

  • Let me finish by saying you do have a choice, yes, but this one my friends we cannot autocorrect.

  • We must do it ourself.

  • Take control or be controlled. Make a decision. Me?

  • No longer do I want to spoil a precious moment by recording it with a phone, I'm just gonna keep them.

  • I don't wanna take a picture of my meals anymore.

  • I'm just gonna eat them.

  • I don't want the new app the new software or the new update.

  • And if I wanna post an old photo, who says I have to wait until Thursday?

  • I'm so tired of performing in a pageantry of vanity that conform into this accepted form of digital insanity.

  • Call me crazy, but I imagine a world where we smile when we have low batteries, cuz that'll mean we'll be one bar closer to humanity.

Did you know the average person spends 4 years of his life looking down at his cellphone?

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Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?

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    Joyce Lee posted on 2015/11/17
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