What Are You Escaping From?
Let’s talk about tech! As much as I love technology, today’s video is about how each screen that we own is a doorway to escape reality. Never before in the history of time have we had access to so many ways to run away from ourselves. It is no wonder why we have a hard time being present. Why be here when we can be across the world in an instant?
Television, Computers, & Smart Phones Help Us Escape
In the video I go way back to the early stages of TV and about how much easier it is to be a spectator in someone else’s life than to be a participant in our own. I also talk about computers, and how the fear of missing out, should be of missing out on our life when we use computers for too long. And finally, I talk about cell phones, the easiest, fastest, most convenient way to escape reality at the tap of our finger!
Technology makes it challenging to live in the present
This is why our generation has such a difficult time living in the present, with all of these available technologies, there is no need to be HERE. Especially where we can be anywhere else in the world. Other generations simply had to deal with their problems and face them directly. But today there are more people with anxiety, depression, and other negative side effects of evading and running away from our emotions. Although I really love technology, I do wonder if it is actually serving us in a good way by connecting us, or is it really disconnecting us on a deeper level?
Be aware about the social, psychological, and emotional effects of using technology
My other question is what are we running away from? And do we really need all of these ways to connect, or are we creating a complicated world for simple people. Don’t get me wrong I love technology, but be very aware of how it is impacting your life on a social, psychological, and emotional