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I Think the Internet Is Isolating Us

The internet is isolating us more and more from each other 64 People

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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    I was against it for a long time and I thought it was stupid. I should have just maintained that opinion. there are great guys out there but Tinder, etc has made it that nobody...
    pinktulips29 pinktulips29 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know my internet connection is poor at the moment, but I don't know if that's why my likes won't show up.. I have to click a few times in order for it to go through. 😕
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am attracted and addicted to the Internet. When I am not busy at home, I love getting on my computer and finding different websites. I recently found EP and joined.
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I like people that that don't touch my computer. touching my computer really feels like a major crime to me. I bought it, I paid for it, and I've worked hard to protect my mental...
    okay62 okay62 70+, F 3 days ago

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    My last post relating to this was removed so I will keep it brief this time. I really could do with a strong, lasting connection with someone that I am able to talk about anything...
    tmalachi tmalachi 18-21, M Mar 1

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    A couple of days ago here in Australia the internet was really slow for some people for about 4 days. Now it's all back up and running but during that time of slow internet I...
    Peelover94 Peelover94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    So, I've never had a real life boyfriend before, maybe because I'm not pretty enough or smart enough idk. I've had crushes, I talk to boys, I've had guys interested in me, it's all...
    slowme97 slowme97 16-17, F Mar 4

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    I love the Internet, so many good things can happen. But also many bad things could happen. When I was super into Facebook, I met some of my best friends. And I actually got in a...
    universegirl101 universegirl101 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    To open your TVs and internet and hear about helpless capture of a journalist or a tourist held pawn in the hands of terrorists is probably what one may consider a new; high tech...
    topreviews1 topreviews1 18-21, F Mar 14

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    I sure do and it was cool but life with the Internet is amazing .. It's good and bad sure but it all in how you spend your time on the Internet .. It can make you feel close to...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    All my family says Internet Friends aren't real.I call that bullshit.I have truly 3 friends, that don't turn their backs on me like the RL friends.They're all my internet friends...
    JelloCat JelloCat 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    What is This? Google won't be able to browse pictures, they're able to only go through text. We will incorporate textual content on the impression Houses so Google receives a...
    David5295qoo2 David5295qoo2 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I am definitely addicted to the Internet day in and day out. At work I am on the Internet and when I am at home I am on the Internet. I love to do a lot of research on the net at...
    femaleinher40s femaleinher40s 46-50, F Mar 10

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    Last Tuesday I was written up. The paper I signed said that I would get sent home whenever I came in late. Driving to work, I realized I would be late (I punched in at 7:01) and I...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    My first plan, say Plan "A", was about ordering Nembutal over Internet .. I did ... But my parcel has been seized by customs ... So that I now have a Plan "B" ... instead of...
    mybygone mybygone 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    i feel that internet friends are the ones you can make a bond with the most because most of them aren't dicks lol the limitations do suck though of being or having an internet...
    irvinothebunnybandido irvinothebunnybandido 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    I started with two internet best friends. I've known them since November 2012 and January 2013 at some points they were my only friends.... We Skype and snapchat so I knew they...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 2 Responses Mar 7

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    yes i do. i have slow internet and it upsets me. i wish i could afford fast internet. :(
    furrycats furrycats 31-35 1 Response Mar 14

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    hello... i have been to ep a few times in the passed and have just resonantly returned , im not here to make friends as i have friends in real how ever i will talk to anybody...
    ILoveaCrack ILoveaCrack 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Internet is like my best buddy. Internet, why you no marry me?
    Kavy22 Kavy22 16-17, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    would you think it's normal for a female human being (me) to think there's nothing wrong with pregnancy on other women, 'cause you know there's a baby growing inside and new life...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just moved to a new city in a new state and in with my boyfriend. I don't know anyone here and its really bothersome. I've never had many friends, I have two now and they have...
    kelleykingless kelleykingless 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 27

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    I've had one certain Internet friend for about 4 years now, maybe 5. She's been a better friend than all of my other friends, we've helped eachother through tough times and she...
    KitCN KitCN 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 28

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    When was it now.............? Mid noughties in all probability but I couldn't swear to any particular year. After the disappointment of FB, I didn't think that social networks were...
    PickledPete PickledPete 51-55, M Feb 28

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    Sometimes Internet friends don't even know how to be mean, many are better than the ones I know outside of my phone
    puggy64 puggy64 13-15, F Feb 28

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    The internet has been a doorway for the world's worst human beings to promote hate, abuse, bullying and anything evil. To use it in a negative way, to hurt others, to upset others...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    I just notice, contrary to EP my real life friends are just males. lol Not a single female in our male friend circle, not even a good acquaintance. I have tried talking to guys but...
    Rightherenow Rightherenow 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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    The Internet: An electronic version of, "Now, why did I walk into this room?"
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Mar 1

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    The internet is the best place to hang out.
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 18-21, F 12 Responses Mar 2

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    I was just thinking I'm older than the Internet...
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 6 Responses Mar 3

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    I believe Internet friends that you have met and seen online are real friends because this one time I was serving this website called younow and I made so many great connections...
    Hardrocker245 Hardrocker245 18-21, M Mar 3

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    I have friendships that have lasted longer than 10 years and most of them I have only known from the Internet. We have lived through and supported each other through tragedies...
    Th3Nothing Th3Nothing 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Ok, so I've got a new research project. When I should be working, I'm scouring the Internet looking for Xanax horror stories. About six months ago, I moved in with my boyfriend...
    leilanio leilanio 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 5

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