Reminds me that I was on the treadmill at the gym, watching CNN on my personal TV, listening through my earbuds, when Bhutto was assassinated. All around me people were also watching their TVs, one a cooking show, one MTV, another a "reality" show, no one talking. We were all in our own worlds--Once again Kathleen Ochshorn drives the point home. Thought-provoking article.
It's funny, I recall late 80's, early 90's, I was in my 20's living in Portland, Maine. Occasionally I would go to the local University and also go to the 'Computer' room. (At the time, just could walk in and sit at a machine).
But, I'll always remember looking around, how here was this crowd of people together--------but alone. No interaction, just with the machine.
And upon the computer revolution in the late 80s early 90s, I thought it was sad too, that we care little about eachother, but are greatly concerned with the machine.
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