Phil Friedman

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Entertainment or Madness: Devolution Into Delusion


THE RIFT BETWEEN THE WORLD OF SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE REAL WORLD IS GROWING WIDER YEAR BY YEAR…


Preface: This is the twelfth installment of this series by Jim Murray and me, Phil Friedman. We’ve kept at it, because the response in terms of readership and engagement continues to be gratifying. In fact, we've expanded it's exposure and accumulating following, by now simultaneously publishing it onbeBee. If you like what you read, let us know. And if you disagree with what one or both of us says, let us know. For that's what it's all about.



PHIL: The other day, I was private messaging with someone about writing and publishing on social media, and I found myself venting:

“Those with a propensity to madness appear to be bolstered in their mental devolution by the environment of social media, which facilitates ever greater and greater self-delusion. Part of the reason for that are the accolades they receive from others who mistake opacity of expression for depth of thought -- because such acolytes are themselves so f#%king shallow.” ...Read More...

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