Ms. Miller, when did you realize that something was going wrong with digital behavior? It sounds a bit melodramatic. But there were moments on the bus when nobody helps the elderly woman because everyone is staring at their smartphone. Or when I'm talking to girlfriends and no one is really present because a screen is constantly flashing. I think we humans feel lonely enough.
That sounds sad and in a way beautiful and yes, a bit melodramatic. Of course I can maintain friendships over the internet and that's great. But above all, we need physical closeness. We are herd animals. Much of our communication is non-verbal. Our brain hasn't changed much in thousands of years.
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