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I Think the Internet Is Isolating Us

The internet is isolating us more and more from each other 63 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have never been so depressed....i am currently isolating myself from everyone and pushing everyone away....i feel so broken and run down i dunno what to do anymore....
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I do a lot a thinking... Mostly constructive or reflection on past events which allows me to learn and grow from past mistakes... But I've got a strange way of doing.. I usually...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 30

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    So my brother has been moved in since Christmas, now he thinks he owns the Internet! He makes the Internet go slow for everyone because he's playing fucken games all day! So then...
    TsukiWolf56 TsukiWolf56 16-17, F Feb 11

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    Mostly dates. Then meeting just to meet. Hang out, talk. Try to be friends. Talk about whatever :), have fun. Get an ice cream, go to the movies or something. Get out. I...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    A Menagerie of AcquaintancesI have met so many people online over the years. I remember the first site I used to chat was IRC circa 1994. It was awesome to think that you could log...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 7

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    https://www.battleforthenet.com/ No one tells you what the internet is for. You get to decide. Whatever you want to make, or do, or say, the internet is there for you. That's a...
    UnfinishedStar UnfinishedStar 18-21, F Feb 3

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    The Internet is just one way to communicate with people. Internet friends are people sending text messages to each other. That friendship can then be taken further and people can...
    Einwulf Einwulf 26-30, M 6 Responses Feb 14

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    I am thinking of Charlotte Dawson when I write this... I pray for you beautiful girl. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Dawson She was just a few months younger than I am...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The Internet is a procrastinators dream. Lol I remember life before the Internet really caught on. I wrote, I talk to people, I got things done… now I'm hopelessly addicted. Yes...
    Lynessence Lynessence 31-35, F Jan 31

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    Well I do. We are all people. I would hate that someone would talk to me on the Internet and not think I am real.
    DanielleHaf DanielleHaf 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    There are some alternatives whether you just want to merely deposit a set amount of money and make interest. Since you will find many different monies used around the planet market...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I find it kind of pathetic how I've been on the internet all my life yet I have failed to make a friend over the internet, or how to get noticed on a website, not to be well know...
    Vilo21 Vilo21 18-21, M Feb 13

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    i love my current internet friends and my potential/future internet friends!!! xx
    kyuko kyuko 16-17 Feb 15

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    My best friends are on the internet. I am able to express myself, rather than to be judged in reality. My friends on the internet are my escape. I love you guys :*
    smile44me smile44me 16-17, F Feb 17

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    I love the fact that you can make contact with people, who you wouldn't get to know without Internet. You start to learn about others and others learn about you. Even though there...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 18

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    I am addicted to the internet for sure. I set aside 2 or 3 hours weekdays and several hours on the weekends to have fun on my computer. I love learning and the internet gives me...
    jessicabeth jessicabeth 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I went on an adventure across the internet today and wound up (somehow) with tips for "foreign" girls on how to attract Japanese guys and I was f***ing laughing my *** off. I...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    sometimes I catch myself thinking about the most obscure things. Things that could never be a reality. sometimes a thought will consume me for weeks and I tweek it a little bit...
    MissiTeej MissiTeej 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Growl: Ever since I was a child, I've been able to growl/roar in a very interesting manner. Recently I've searched the internet for videos of people growling, but only one was...
    Wulfii Wulfii 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I met my best friend over the Internet and she lives 7 hours away from me and we realized that she lived an hour away from my aunts that i go to every summer and we met and it was...
    AwesomeBandsBeAwe AwesomeBandsBeAwe 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    Hey guys! I am currently conducting a study on individual differences & how people utilise the Internet! I would loveeeee it if you could take part in the study. It is completely...
    snm321 snm321 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    The internet has spread so remarkably quickly its scary but wonderful at the same time. As long as we all remember to communicate with real people in real time as and when we can...
    girlfoxy girlfoxy 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I met a man in the Internet. And I actually care for him. He is currently in prision. Am I crazy?
    someonespecial2me someonespecial2me 36-40, F Feb 1

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    I play many games and people respect me there because they don't know what I look like how I talk or anything like that a lot of my friends are on the internet people say its bad I...
    wintter54 wintter54 16-17, F Feb 5

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    Well. Accually i met a lot of friends on internet. Almost they're just like nornal friends. But since last week i met him, who sympathy and has a lot of things like me. We have...
    Susando Susando 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I do pen pals and exchanging post cards and I have some online friends. I actually met two friends I met in the internet. This picture here is my American friend, he looks like...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F Feb 8

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    I spend way to much time on internet than I should...
    NicaxX NicaxX 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    Internet relationship are beautiful you go on your room, switch on your laptop, and your partner appears, you chat for hours and then everyone continues his day. But eventually...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M Feb 15

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    i have about 5 IRL freinds and tons of internet freinds
    aohana aohana 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I NEED THIS PROFILE ATTACH TOO ALL INTERNET AUDIENCES FAT COW WAS WORRIED IF SHE WAS CAMMED IN ALL OVER US EVERYWHERE WE ALERTED ALL THESE PEOPLE WATCHING ME
    longdistancecheese123 longdistancecheese123 51-55, F Feb 19

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    I absolutely love the internet. I love the freedom of being able to go anywhere, learn about anything, and be anyone. I love going online to learn about things that interest me. I...
    chilldude82 chilldude82 18-21, M Feb 19

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    it all started in may of last year or march maybe.i dont remember.i met a guy named tushar.we talked for about a month and then we both started having feeling for each other but i...
    weirdalex93 weirdalex93 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I love internet. don't know y
    seybay seybay 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My Internet service is unedited and unlimited both at home and on my cell phone. I would not have it any other way.
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Maybe I should only post positive things that happen in my life. The reason I say this is because people that you thought were friends on here use it against you later on when you...
    vikesfan06 vikesfan06 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Looking at the internet rn and I'm supposed to be working .. Whoops
    directioner5000 directioner5000 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I met my boyfriend (Kinda sorta) over the internet, I believe that relationships do work online (friendships or otherwise), you just have to be a little more wary at first
    KristenNicoleW KristenNicoleW 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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