I Think the Internet Is Isolating Us

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Related Experiences

    about dating? God no. I think in terms of emotions their involuntary nature. Feels. in other words. I mean obviously i feel lucky sometimes to be with whoever i'm with but I don...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    Apr 21
    Thinking too much can save people from troubles! Ah ha ha! Here is the experience I wanna share. I have this bad habit of thinking for hours at night. So yesterday at 2AM I was...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 21
    I love my internet friends. They're great people.
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    My name is Lupin, and I am alive. I am big into symbolism, not the kinds that you talk about in high school English classes, but the more authentic kind. The little moments in...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming
    18-21, T
    Apr 20
    Think long and hard. Most that are thinking of having an affair only think of whether they could get away with it and how exciting it could be. Most never dream of just how...
    kpitup kpitup
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Apr 20
    When you love your internet friends more then you love your real life friends.
    lesxbiangirl lesxbiangirl
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 19
    We don't need to be very old to remember life before the Internet some 20y ago. But what a different life it was. Internet is such a mixed bag so yet so evil, so full of brilliant...
    Qagidi Qagidi
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Apr 19
    Yes ... absolutely ...😳 But too many people use that as an excuse to share sick photos of underage girls ...😖 Sick bar-stewards, with any luck the rumours about the FBI...
    BSTisapain BSTisapain
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Apr 18
    Mom always says I'm just like my dad. Until recently I didn't see what she thought was so alike. He's way heavier than me, his skin is white, not brown like mine. Only physical...
    9minute 9minute
    18-21, M
    Apr 18
    This will be my last post... I always think about how crazy our human story is, how backwards and primitive it is for us to be living within a monetary system despite technology...
    ebolarama ebolarama
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    What is the meaning of life?? Like really, why are we even here or created. You know now that I think of it, is life really THAT important. I mean what does it matter if someone...
    mengstrom5721 mengstrom5721
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Apr 16
    If it weren't for the anonymity and/or distance on the Internet, many of the people I run into on the Internet would be on life support right now. Literally, the only reason they...
    MegaManX97 MegaManX97
    18-21, M
    Apr 16
    Indeed. I'm constantly worried about something, I always feel uncomfortable talking with strangers, I'm constantly assuming everyone is thinking something negative about me, I...
    WritingDesk11 WritingDesk11
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 14
    It's my twentieth birthday. I can't sleep. Up until moments ago it seemed like I was in a constant winter sleep period, like a grizzly bear or something. I wasn't feeling anything...
    Shamandora Shamandora
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I didn't have internet for very long when I first went on Ep. I'm a late bloomer with a lot of technology. In the past, I got a lot of my internet socializing needs met on here...
    LarssenPinkFloyd LarssenPinkFloyd
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    I can only tell what I really think to my Internet friend and I can be who I really want to be. That's not always possible with my other friends. That's so hard sometimes but than...
    ElineLotus ElineLotus
    13-15, F
    5 Responses Apr 11
    Sex ed needs to be taught in school. People- including myself- use **** as a teacher and the internet
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    Ok so here's the thing. I do think I'm ugly. Sometimes I even think I'm the ugliest person in this world but realistically speaking, I'm not THAT bad. I'm just sorta average...in a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 10
    when it comes to love many don't realize what truly they where expressing. the ancient Greeks who came up with the discription for love would probably smite us with their lightning...
    Thesdamos Thesdamos
    16-17, M
    Apr 9
    I should expose my rational thinking more, people tend to think I'm very mushy romantic or positionally defensive. Or I'm too caught up with applying traditional people relating...
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    22-25
    Apr 9
    There will come a point when humanities collective library of knowledge won't hold the answers you seek. When you reach the point where your questions have never been answered...
    Taynkbot Taynkbot
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 8
    I think I already love you :( I knew that this is not right and I must forget all of this ****. I think one month or a year will do, erase this feeling. If only I can confess but I...
    icesky icesky
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    I am addicted to the internet. I find myself looking for unknown people to spend time with online, because I'm fcuked up in real life, with nothing but a depression that I cannot...
    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 8
    Look, I know it can sound completely insane, but it's true. I can be sitting next to someone and hear a rude comment about the person behind us. I can hear other people speaking in...
    Bowties0stuff Bowties0stuff
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    For example, unrealistic beauty standards for men and women. Men are supposed to be with huge muscles constantly buff and toned and look like professional athletes and weight...
    moonlightflower moonlightflower
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    Being fascinated with what I don't understand has always kept me very busy. For a kid without internet, the local library was a banquet. I read the encyclopedia one year. I kept...
    9minute 9minute
    18-21, M
    Apr 7
    I think i made the right choice that i quit my job! ;D I didnt regret that. i will never regret that! ;D I quit my job last December 2015. I have been working my *** off since 2011...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    Apr 7
    Idk whether he wants me or just want my body. I mean he keep saying he become more horny when he see me. Want to cuddle with me. No. I dont want any of that. And today i be honest...
    daeguvenus daeguvenus
    22-25, F
    Apr 6
    I wonder are you thinking of me as I'm am always thinking about you ?? Are you okay my cockney darling ?
    Triplets111 Triplets111
    56-60, F
    Apr 6
    I've found lots of great friends on the Internet on different social apps even and I have some that's so far lasted a couple years. Sometimes they seem to care more then the ones...
    sleepwalking4ever sleepwalking4ever
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    Do you think i'm mean and horible? My mom friend just lost her husband and she doesn't have a job and she's been going to my house everyday for the past 2 week and i just though it...
    sayakamiki sayakamiki
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 5
    There isn't a day... maybe an hour even, that I don't think of you. I miss you. I wonder if you're doing okay. Are you still out there somewhere? Or have you completely left? I...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 5
    So I've been obsessed with the idea of being naked in public for a while now. I've done it multiple times, but mostly just at night when I know no one will see me. But a couple...
    Yourlocaldoyle Yourlocaldoyle
    22-25, M
    8 Responses Apr 5
    I have been thinking of that ever since. If anyone will follow Jesus.. Then I think this world would be such an awesome place. Everyone is kind with each other. Everyone loves each...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 4
    I just wanna share this blog: http://thinkingbelieving.blogspot.com/2008/07/why-jesus-is-cool.html Why Jesus is Cool "There are people one meets in books or in life whom one does...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    Apr 4
    All my 5/6 year carer I try listen as much as I can help people make their life easier but I think clients well some clients are just impossible to make happy. How are you...
    cinderellahair cinderellahair
    22-25, F
    Apr 4
    Over the last four days, I have been out of state on a field trip with my school music department--a group of 88 people with their own lives, personalities, interests, and values...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 4
    I would like internet friends, I find it so cool, message me
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 4
    I have came to terms most people act on impulse, most of them do not use their brains so why care what people think when most them don't think, just accept it.
    theundisputedtruth theundisputedtruth
    31-35, M
    Apr 3
    I found out from one of my friends at school that most of the girls there think that I am a stuck up spoiled brat. I don't know why anyone would think of me this way cuz I am...
    princessintraining princessintraining
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    i was just thinking back on my life and my present life. how I've been battling depression and anxiety for years. and i read something on face book that brought me to thinking...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 3
    I was leaving for work the other morning and just as I walked out the door a little boy walking down the sidewalk in front of my house cried out for help. I walked over to see what...
    elijarock elijarock
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 3
    I CRIED LISTENING TO THIS SONG ... ...even though I am Italian, so very proud to be and I'd die for my country, and my profile picture of when I served compulsory military service...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 3
    Who says you can't be friends with someone from the Internet? I know you have to be careful with who you talk to and what information you give out. I'm always safe and don't give...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 3
    Have you ever been able to observe a ray of light insinuate itself through a slit in between curtains while sitting in a dark room? If you have then you will probably have observed...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 3
    Obviously i do. And i'm not really quite sure what to do about it. I have two other stories that i've written tonight about how much i think. So why not one more? Every time i...
    HarleyHart HarleyHart
    13-15, F
    Apr 3
    What happens after we die? I don't believe in heaven or hell, but i do believe in an after life. But what happens when the world ends? Will we still be spirits, just without a home...
    HarleyHart HarleyHart
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Apr 2
    So Lately I have been considering that I am gay. But I'm not sure. So here's what I think: because I'm not sure if I'm gay then that must mean I should be some percent gay, but...
    Mikey312 Mikey312
    13-15, M
    Apr 2
    Does anyone else have imaginary friends? :) If so, kick me and join my new group for girls with imaginary friends :) But here are the rules: - you have to be a Christian -you can...
    ImaginaryFriends4Ever ImaginaryFriends4Ever
    16-17, F
    Apr 2
    I hear a lot of stories on the news about how parents should restrict their child's screen time or how they control their lives. I grew up in the 90's and 2000's. My parents never...
    CeboMcDebo CeboMcDebo
    26-30, M
    Apr 2
    I love internet Trolls most are funny yeah they are some who are immature Jerks I
    CoolMan1981 CoolMan1981
    31-35, M
    Apr 1
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