Episode Thirty Eight

An Impersonal Generation

Jun 10th

An Impersonal Generation

by Denise

Growing up I can honestly say I truly enjoyed my families. We often did visit family and even spend dinners together. Other times, we talked on the telephone to keep in touch. The phone you can hear if a person is sick, upset etc. I do not like texting either. Today, I have relatives, friends, and acquaintances who prefer to text or use social media sites to communicate. I find it very impersonal. Recently, I had been told by a relative don't call just Facebook her that she was too busy. Social media is okay for connecting with classmates, if it is used in moderation. Many unsupervised children are going on social media sites adding people they do not know and getting into trouble. I only see it getting worse. I have a niece and 2 nephews. If not for social media I would not know anything about them. They don't ever want to call or visit. We only see pictures and conversations on social media. I think social media is making our society socially inept. I pity our upcoming generations.

Jun 10th

Judy says...

Judge Judy says...we may be losing a little of our humanity when we depend on technology and social media to connect with others.

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