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I Think the Internet Is Isolating Us

The internet is isolating us more and more from each other 65 People

    This Is Disturbing To Me

    I have always had a fear of going back into the future or starting things over. Even if I could do it better the next time around. I think it is because I traveled into the past and into other dimensions when I was very young and it was very uncomfortable. The idea of starting my...
    assyrianpride assyrianpride 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2013

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    Honestly, this is something

    that obviously during my lifetime wont change but I am lucky enough to have been in a generation (probably the last) that wrote notes in class, went to the dictionary and encyclopedia to do homework and didnt FACEBOOK OR CYBER BULLYING. I am SO glad that there wasn't even...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2014

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    Double Edged

    I was on the internet while my girlfriend watched TV in the other room. It was around 10:00 p.m. when the power went out.  Suddenly there was nothing to do.  So I decided to sit on the front porch, watch the moon move through the trees, and wait for the power to return...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    Stand Apart, Not Alone

    "We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in gender". Maya Angelou
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    Childhood

    There is something paradoxical. The Internet connects almost all of us We find unexpected relatives and the remotest places become our neighborhood. With a click of the mouse we talk with someone in another continent.  Never in history we've been so fast and so brazenly...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    The Internet Tool

    There is something interesting about using the interent to communicate that the interent is providing a barrier of sorts to communication.
    k1nudey k1nudey 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2008

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    The Internet Has Good And Bad Qualities

    the internet definitely isolates pople. but that fact also adds to its good quality: it allows communication between people that are isolated from each other. sure, in certain circumstances it is better to communicate in person, over the phone, or in rare occasions, by mail. but...
    assyrianpride assyrianpride 18-21, M Jan 8, 2013

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    Some Books For You

    http://www.bowlingalone.com/   In a groundbreaking book based on vast new data, Putnam shows how we have become increasingly disconnected from family, friends, neighbors, and our democratic structures-- and how we may reconnect. Putnam warns that our stock of social capital...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2010

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    GeneratiON Y

    yes I think the internet is isolating us very much but this is the generation now with myspace facebook yahoo and even experience project its easier for people to socialize online and its going to get even more techy with the years to come so I suggest for everyone to STEP iT UP...
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F Dec 11, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I didn't know internet till I was 14!! and in those not everyone has computers and owning a laptop was a BIG thing! It gradually started after and today I m hooked up to it 24/7...
    simplydbest simplydbest 22-25, M 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    There are actually brand names that rebranded them selves and celebs that have modified their visuals. But what about an entertainer whose model is based on an exaggerated Model of...
    Joshua2973ooo2 Joshua2973ooo2 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Integrating social media marketing in to the new Guitar Hero portal catapulted the manufacturer’s website traffic and enhanced on-line gross sales by in excess of 300 p.c.All the...
    William4174qpo2 William4174qpo2 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "Your long-time period goal and also the tone within your manufacturer as well as your perception technique must hardly ever adjust, however the way you Categorical it may change...
    William4295ssr3 William4295ssr3 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been having bad anxiety attacks 3-4 times a week for about 2 months now. I don't know why or what is going on with me. I get so bad I can't speak and I stutter and repeat...
    Morgue13 Morgue13 31-35, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sometimes stuff happens, yes I know we are active decision makers in the process on a certain level, it's interwoven - interconnected - a cause and effect. What about events that...
    1unusualLass 1unusualLass 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A friend I talk to over the Internet told me that if his real life relationship doesn't work out, he might date me. To me, the idea is weird to be dating someone over the Internet...
    PapaSun56 PapaSun56 18-21, M a week ago

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    I am starting to lose my trust in internet friends cuz today i was on a livestream and a guy i know via the internet added the guy i hate the fuking most to the call then guess...
    ThePsychoMantis ThePsychoMantis 13-15, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    Way too many people think that all internet relationships are fake. Maybe some are but not all. Because the person you talk to lives in another county and you can only see him...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    The Internet has ruined so many childrens' self esteems, I was one of them, tbh. I thought we were all the same, I couldn't tell a difference in anybody. One day, I got an...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 10 Responses Jun 25

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    And This Moment is So PROVING IT!! Thank you, Dear Internet Friend, for understanding my journey so Completely!! You are Such a Gift...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    It honestly sucks....I can't get off the internet, just like doing random stuff and watching videos...I can't stop and I hate it, I think maybe ill do something and then I get off...
    Terebithia Terebithia 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 24

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    At times I feel I am addicted to the computer and the Internet. I really enjoy my time on the computer for general and specified research activities. Also, I love to teach my...
    canadiannative canadiannative 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I'm not always much of a talker, so most of the time I'm just in my head. Sometimes it's great (I like to write so I'm always thinking of things to add to my stories) but sometimes...
    cosmicolored cosmicolored 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Waste Way Too Much Time On the Internet
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 21

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    I think i have no nerves anymore for this. People i meet online are just horrible. I trust noone anymore. Im tired of being ignored or getting creepy messages , i guess internet...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    In the days before the Internet, the notion of inappropriate behaviour was very different. If you crossed the line you got a smack in the kisser. End of problem.
    vicjustvic vicjustvic 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 21

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    Okay okay, I may be really cheesy and cliché in this experience. I really do believe in internet relationships. Like, so much, it's inevitable. I don't know, I guess I just...
    shhstayquiet shhstayquiet 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    I love the internet I can't Evan remember the last time I had a real conversation that wasn't on my phone
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    I'm actually just really bored and have never had an internet friend. BUT I BELIEVE!!??
    Tovar Tovar 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 19

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    They are better to maintain you don't have to groom yourself by saying I don't grow myself I'm saying its an option and I do. you can reply when you want too because you have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 18

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    In all honesty, I really do not believe I am addicted to the InterNet. Since I am homebound, due to a number of afflictions, this is my ONLY form of communication and socialization...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I just created this group, I was going to say: I value internet as much as I value food and water, but then I realised that coffee is more important to me, so..! It is just that...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    Friendship Books Before the internet, we corresponded by hand, right around the world. The postal system was fairly reliable; the way I remember it, it was faster and more...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    I remember life before the Internet, and life before color TV. In fact I go all the way back to radio; the kind that used to glow in the dark. In fact I remember telegraph, and can...
    Radrat Radrat 66-70, M 4 Responses Jun 16

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    Fast internet: Normal person (as normal as I can get, I guess) Slow internet: I hate everything.
    Cosmic0Potato Cosmic0Potato 13-15, M Jun 15

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    There really was life before the internet?
    louis98960 louis98960 61-65, M 6 Responses Jun 14

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    I believe that I am addicted to the Internet on my work and home computers. If I had the time to be on my computers for 24/7 I would do it. I just love computers and what they...
    momathercomputer2 momathercomputer2 46-50, F Jun 14

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    People are real or they're not, regardless of whether they're in person or online. So I TOTALLY Believe That Internet Friends Are REAL! =) *And Thank God for That, cuz I'm bed...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 14

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