October 24, 2020

Seeing Ourselves

I’ve wondered why people are eager to back into the world. I understand needing to work. I understand needing to be with friends and family. But I wonder why there is a large group of people who have these needs fulfilled and don’t find their daily lives to be enough.”

We are aware that we have established a culture where we see ourselves through the eyes of others. We go out to post about it and get affirmation from people who weren’t there with us. There is criticism of this type of culture and feedback. When challenged with the opportunity to break away from it, we’ve actively asked to have it back.

It makes me think how a pandemic would have gone pre-internet. I wonder if we would have noticed it as much?

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