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Convenience

Much of our modern technology is designed and derived of solutions for basic living, in an effort to make easier the typical, common, mindless tasks we find inconvenient. The side-effect of this is widespread laziness, apathy, and complacency, wherein the utilization of a machine in place of human function and ability is making us soft, dumb and distracted.

Permanence

It’s funny, really. When you get your head twisted around by distorted realities and hidden agendas, you can be led to believe anything. Years can pass before anything truly important gets done, meanwhile you wonder why you feel so empty.

Virality

What is a virus? It’s an infective agent. A virus (or, a meme), once it has a host (a human, animal, or social media), will multiply. Otherwise, it’ll die within a few hours. This is the whole point of ‘social distancing’, yet it’s not very effective in averting mass panic in today’s social-media-addicted, fear-everything-and-everyone society. It’s more important than ever to remember our transcendent gifts of compassion, happiness and kindness.

Simple Being

Our modern world affords us a multitude of tools, methods and modalities with which pursue our aims, goals and ends — in virtually all aspects of life. The means, however, are far more complicated, distracting and misleading than we’d like to believe.

Window Seat

We’re right around the corner from having predominantly self-driving cars on the road. It should prove to be an interesting transition, especially for those of us who have spent most of our time in the driver’s seat.