We May Be Robbed Of Real Interpersonal Relations

The overwhelming majority of individuals lived in rural, close-knit neighborhoods until the Industrial Revolution attracted workers to big cities. People wanted a limited number of close friends, a smaller community of close companions, and a wider network of familiar associates.


Sadly, many of our social needs go unfulfilled these days. The interpersonal bonds of a warm, real-world group cannot be replaced by getting hundreds of “friends” on Facebook.

In our search to make our lives more successful, we have lost a lot of human connection, a reality with unignorable repercussions.

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