It is an oxy-moron, “mass-loneliness”, but along with “mass un-happiness” this is what characterizes life in America at the beginning of the 21st Century according to Ronald W. Dworkin.
In a fascinating article, Dworkin argues the last 60 years have seen a 100-fold increase in the number of professional caregivers (clinical psychologists, social workers, life-coaches etc). Americans . . . → Read More: “The lonely age”
Graphic artist James Sturm feels like the last 10 years have run past him in a blur. He’s beginning to worry about it. Almost 45, the question he’s asking himself is whether this feeling just comes with middle-age, or is there something else going on:
The question I’ve been wrestling with lately is whether it’s all going . . . → Read More: Life without the web, an experiment
It is entirely possible that over the last few weeks you have not been getting up at stupid’o’clock to watch Rooney, Messi or Torres in action. You may not even know (or care) who they are. But unless you’ve been living under a rock you will at least be aware that the FIFA World Cup is . . . → Read More: Imago Diego…?!
[ if you haven't already, read the lead article to this series, Seven deadly disappointments ]
No doubt this morning you woke up, enjoyed a delicious and interesting breakfast, shared stimulating conversations with whomever you live with, commuted past interesting sights to your place of employment and have spent the day engaged in stimulating, creative and . . . → Read More: Seven deadly disappointments #2: boredom