How I’m Limiting Social Media Time

WHAT I’M READING

How To Do Nothing advocates for humans to take back our attention, to withhold our lives from the capitalist social sphere.

Her basic premise — TO BE IN THE MOMENT — is buried under layers of academic pontificating. And that’s unfortunate.

So Here’s What I’m Doing to Be In the Moment

Let me expound upon Number 3.

And in the process, I was never in the moment, was I?

Algorithmic friendship is great for staying connected to readers and sharing rah-rahs, but it isn’t enough for flesh-and-blood humans in the thick of despair. At least, not for this one.

The in-person interaction IS THE UPDATE.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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