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Partially agree.


What I wish we could go back to is a time with no social media and no 24/7 "news" cycle. I'm fine with everyone having an actual telephone in their pocket... where you actually, you know, SPEAK to another human being... but the world would be a better place if we didn't all carry mobile computers and didn't spend all day staring at those screens and firing off meaningless messages, emoticons, and hot takes.

There is no doubt that text messaging, Twitter, and InstaSnapFace have dumbed our society down, increased rage and anxiety, and contributed greatly toward the over-amplification of the short-term feeding frenzy around events that most of us would have blissfully ignored a few years ago.

(In response to this post by Tombo)

Posted: 08/14/2019 at 10:27AM



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"Hokie News" has been removed from the home page. Here's why... -- Will Stewart  08/13/2019 1:44PM
  Response to out link change -- 134544Hokie 08/15/2019 10:25AM
  Put it back or I'm canceling my subscription. -- HokieGuru 08/14/2019 12:26PM
  Just add an App button ** -- bigbadbird 08/13/2019 8:32PM
  Silly reason to cancel subscription. -- GreenStreet 08/13/2019 4:05PM
  That was my thought too. -- NC Hoke 08/13/2019 9:42PM
  Re: -- nchokie55 08/13/2019 3:01PM
  Moving the link location will not solve #2. ** -- OlderHokie 08/13/2019 3:12PM
  But it's moved out of harms way ** -- TomTurkey 08/13/2019 4:36PM
  People are crazy ** -- One4VT 08/13/2019 2:27PM
  Crazy is being kind. ** -- No1Hokie 08/13/2019 2:48PM
  Partially agree. -- Gobbler Guru 08/14/2019 10:27AM
  No way for me -- VT law 08/13/2019 9:43PM
  The way I use an iphone, I would not go back either. -- rongunnell 08/15/2019 12:34AM
  Eh.. a case could be made either way... -- Last Full Measure 08/13/2019 4:36PM
  Jim Weaver's ghost on line 2 ** -- TomTurkey 08/13/2019 2:32PM

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