On social media…

In 1967 Guy Debord criticized extreme capitalism and media culture for hindering people from fulfilling their quest for personal happiness (or something like that). He declared that authentic social interactions were being replaced by their representation. And that was before we were viewing the word through computers, digital cameras, i-pods, cell phones…

With so much information being at our disposal with just one click, are we all becoming more worldly and more knowledgeable, or are we increasingly becoming more narrow-minded, as the screens through which we see the world become smaller and smaller?

Food for thought?

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