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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    QueenByAllMeans QueenByAllMeans 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2014

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    The amount of desperation on the internet sure does highlight the lack of dignity which people should have. Please clean your flithy minds, you must be unable to think straight...
    rebeccacriley rebeccacriley 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Things were so much simpler when there was no internet.Sometimes I think about deleting everything and throwing away my laptop.. that would feel GREAT!!!! Well maybe I will...
    demp89 demp89 22-25, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Or it's "A BOOTY CALL!" I must be honest. When I came to EP a few years ago? I had no intentions on seeking internet for a friend not to say the least lover. Life changes over...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have always had my doubts. I feel I have learned if they are real? Then they are just as this title says good for the internet as far as meeting them and they be true friends? I...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I used to have one. I am not sure if we are still friend or not because we don't chat much like before. Therefore, I think I had one, but not anymore. She met me online through...
    Tarynymous Tarynymous 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M a week ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    Nowadays i feel internet is like a oxygen to me
    GOKULAKRISHNANJ GOKULAKRISHNANJ 22-25, M a week ago

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    I've actually had a very enjoyable internet relationship for a while. Eventually we lost contact but it was fun while it lasted.
    4thGeneration 4thGeneration 22-25, M Aug 19

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    15, female looking for an internet best friend lol doesn't matter about gender just someone that I can talk to all the time and snapchat and just be best friends lols message me...
    Escapewithmeplease Escapewithmeplease 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Bottom line life was so much easier. Was in army as internet kicked off I remember windows 3.2 Ugh Im old. But Ive seen the evolution I cant say its good nor bad but seems society...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 17

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    I met two people I consider sisters over the internet. I share more with them than those I met through real life and we understand eachother very well. We skype and instant...
    Teldra Teldra 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I'm sorry- Hey guys so I apologize that I haven't post any stories lately. my internet's being a jerk. So I'm gonna take a break from Experience Project for a bit until my internet...
    Windspirit19 Windspirit19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I believe this because for many people, including myself, the Internet is the only place they feel like they can be their true self. It's a place where they can escape from reality...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F Aug 15

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    Even though I do believe that some internet friends are real, I tend to wonder whether they behave in their real life the way they do on the Internet. It makes me want to meet...
    Drastine Drastine 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I remember the first time I heard a computer dial-up and connect to the internet. Remember that series of dial tones that meant you were just seconds away from a whole new world...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15

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    The invention of the internet has ruined lives... Made it easier for people to cheat Turned people into prn addicts Easier to manipulate people from behind a screen Made it easier...
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 14

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    I do! I have a few friends from internet and some of them are really nice. Wondering why do the best people live far away :(
    ellcios ellcios 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 14

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    What are your thoughts about internet dating? I tried it before and hated it. I'm thinking about giving it another shot, but I probably won't. I just think it's so much better to...
    musicman99 musicman99 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I got an account on this site where people become friends and all and for the first week i was always getting messages and talking with people but now i am no longer getting...
    RVFreeze RVFreeze 18-21, M Aug 13

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    i have met so many people on the internet...and then ended up meetin in real life. i have suceeded. but it seems once i got a boyfriend- it got harder to meet people. i mean...
    danna223 danna223 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I always meet nice people on here and then they leave. Some I don't mind but some I do mind if they just leave because we have so much in common and I believe internet friends are...
    KayKay90210 KayKay90210 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Punching people through the internet would make my life so much easier!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Since I've been on Ep, a part of my purpose, but not all of it on here, has been the hopes of maybe finding a true gem of a friend once in a while. A while ago, I met a nice woman...
    OqSydSchizo16Troll OqSydSchizo16Troll 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    The good outweighs the bad in regards to the internet. Well done Mr. Gore, well done.
    Thisis4fun Thisis4fun 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    I met more strange personality in the internet than in person.I work with people.all walks of life.But I didn't expect that there are more of different people in the internet than...
    Eskorpio Eskorpio 41-45, M Aug 9

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