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04 October 2015 @ 06:36 am
Social Media: Threat or Menace?  
The Times Book Review leads off with two books about the evil of on-screen communication, as if people could not dehumanize and bully one another face-to-face. Since I may have saved my life many years ago by discovering a communications medium (fanzines) that enabled me to get to know people without having social skills, I have my doubts. It's a disability issue.
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A Wandering Hobbitredbird on October 4th, 2015 06:35 pm (UTC)
A disability issue, and hypocrisy on the part of the book review: "Here, look at this piece of paper, which will tell you to read another piece of paper, which will tell you how you shouldn't be reading a screen."

Edited at 2015-10-04 06:39 pm (UTC)
(no subject) - Tom Jackson on October 6th, 2015 01:59 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Wandrawandra on October 5th, 2015 11:18 am (UTC)
I wholeheartedly agree. And thanks for the article you linked to.