Check out an article I wrote in the 2BU Lifestyle section of Inquirer, about thinking beyond yourself…
Today’s technology has gone beyond all known borders, barriers and imaginations. It has enabled individuals to connect to the whole world with just a click. The irony is, this quick connection has often resulted in isolation. Social media promotes connecting with people. Yet the likes of Facebook and Twitter actually promote…yourself.
Facebook asks, “What’s on your mind?” Twitter gives you the freedom to express your thoughts for the world to know. It’s all about you. Your thoughts, your reactions, your feedback, your likes and dislikes, your meal, your location.
This lifestyle can delude you into thinking that the world revolves around you. And when you start believing that, it can lead to superficial relationships and an indifference toward others, thus isolating yourself within the confines of your computer and cell phone. (full article)