Reading Ourselves To Death

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Why are we so addicted to our phones? Perhaps it’s due to the ocean of text available at our fingertips. Text has a way of making us look at the world in an abstract way, where we see the world as if we weren’t part of it, just looking down from above. It’s hypothesised that, as humans have been surrounded by text for centuries, we’ve become increasingly detached from the “real” world, which might be why it feels weird when we’re not reading anything at all. Read full article here

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