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    visakanv.com | 11/29/18 | 16 min
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    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      1 month ago

      I have uninstalled all the social media and news apps from the phone, consume "slow news" only on weekends via newsletter.

      What’s interesting is how the internet numbs you. You spend some time on it and it numbs you, you stop thinking in a certain way. You take in information, yes, but there’s a certain process loop that takes priority- and what happens is that you forget about what you want to do, you forget about what you want to create. It’s quite scary, actually.

      You can’t do your research in the heat of keyboard-battle or the latest news cycle. If you care about making real contributions, I think you owe it to yourself to step away from social media from time to time.

    • Ruchita_Ganurkar
      1 month ago

      10!!! Really good to read it once.

      I think my “social” addiction might be worse than my nicotine addiction- which makes sense of you think about it because we are deeply social creatures.