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    The New York Times CompanyKEVIN ROOSE2/23/1913 min
    14 reads4 comments
    9.9
    The New York Times Company
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    • Pegeen
      Top reader this weekScoutScribe
      2 years ago

      Excellent article. Having not grown up with technology, I couldn’t fully picture what scientists were warning us about - the rewiring of our brains. What it looked and felt like. This author really allowed a visceral feel into his addiction. The inability to be quiet, to read, to watch a movie or have a long conversation - I’m sorry, that’s cause for SERIOUS concern, in my opinion. Thank God for specialists like Catherine Price who can help those who seek to unplug from the virtual and experience the Natural.

      • bill
        Top reader of all time
        2 years ago

        Facebook infiltrated my life in high school. Smartphones in college. It's very clear to me - now that I've cut them out of my life - what they did to my brain. My senses were less sharp. My emotions more shallow. And creative capabilities much lower. I'm finally writing! More people, more steps. Let's do this.

    • joanne2 years ago

      Bill, this if for you. I think this guy sums up our addiction really well. He's the Marie Kondo for the brain.

      • bill
        Top reader of all time
        2 years ago

        I need to get in touch with Kevin Roose. I'm sure he'll get a kick out of Readup.