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Submitted by Wigriff 1211d ago | opinion piece

Lost Local Loyalty

I find it peculiar that the more advances we make in communications, the less connected we truly are. Social gatherings have become a mark on the proverbial headboard, as opposed to an experience. Walk into a bar, and you see heads bowed, hands clasped – people praying en masse to their digital outlet, updating their status to reflect how much fun they are having. Attendance alone has eschewed interaction. Group settings have become LAN parties, but instead of connecting to each other, attendees connect externally through their commutual filters.

Global communications and the internet, while invaluable assets, have afforded people the opportunity to isolate themselves from tangible communities. Gaming has undergone a drastic metamorphosis because of this... (Culture)

CPUSmith  +   1211d ago
You're not old just because you prefer to game in person. While it's true that these electronic devices tend to isolate us I believe that people have way more social interaction with the devices that without. They are just more virtual and create more opportunity to meet in person.

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