Episode Thirty Eight

Technology is fast but cold.

Mar 12th

Technology is fast but cold.

by Sherrie

Dear Judge Judy, Only those of us who grew up in a less techno-savvy world would even think to ask this question. Like you, I frequently use the email, when I would have used the phone, years ago. I also was a slow convert to the email world of communications, but I found a fun way to help myself, by stepping back into the world of "snail mail," as the kids call it. I now keep a treasure trove of "Thinking of You" greeting cards, little and big, fancy and not so fancy. I grab one out anytime and drop a line of two or three, to reach out to someone. What nice reactions this gets from my fellow humans! I get thank you phone calls and return notes! Houston, we have contact... this is what is missing from emails, the FEEL of two way HUMAN CONTACT. This old fashioned mail is slow, but it is FUN to anticipate your fellow human being receiving the card in their hands, that you chose just for them, and enjoying your message, in your own handwriting. This satisfies what is missing from emails!

Mar 12th

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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