There’s something about the internet that’s changed our relationships with others. In particular, it’s changed our relationship with the “celebrity”; an individual who is omnipresent, whom we feel we can relate to. But how has this relationship changed, and why?
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Conscience Questions, Unchristianized Edition
A while back I found a link to a website which described 99 Questions to Complete Your Examination of Conscience. I thought the wide majority of the questions were rather insightful regardless of whether you were Catholic or not. I’ve decided to go through and repurpose the ones I found the most fitting to theContinue reading “Conscience Questions, Unchristianized Edition”
The Crazies, Part II
“If I cared about everyone, I’d go crazy myself.” Here’s the story of how we deal with mental illness in the Internet Age — this time, we’ll be focusing on those who create the content themselves.
The Rise of Anxiety
As the mental health crisis continues to loom over our heads, we’ve noticed an astonishing pattern emerge: diagnoses of anxiety disorders, particular social anxiety, are skyrocketing. Now the question is: why?
A lot of people in this world are off, in some way. On the internet, we see them pass by in comment sections and social media posts. But who are they, and what becomes of them?