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The Internet Causes Moral Panic?

Earlier this month, Newsweek published an article entitled, "Is the Web Driving Us Mad?" I'd say the author, Tony Dokoupil, has somewhat generated a moral panic by supposedly presenting statistics and life examples on how the Internet promotes addictive, insane behavior in its users.
I read the article. For sure, there are some truths in this article but for you who decide to stay clear from the Internet due to Dokoupil's presentation (e.g. the anonymous reader who asked for healthier alternatives in my previous post) I recommend reading another article to balance his view. The article was published by TIME, "Does the Internet Really Make Everyone Crazy?"
Please read those articles at your leisure, but the point is we need to go back to the root of the problem. Just like any other tool, technology can be used to aid or to destroy. It all depends on the users.
Nevertheless, the more we think our society is relentlessly attacked by the negative content on th…

Help: Waiting for Your Response

Dear Readers,

In my last post, "The Great Searching of Today's Society," I was asking for your thoughts and comments. I understand that the first few weeks of July, everyone might be occupied with special plans, family trips, etc.
So yes, my previous post was quite untimely but I'd like to gather more responses from you all concerning the content of my previous post.  Would you all go back to read it? Also, please take some time to write your thoughts and comments at the end of my blog post?Click here for my previous post.By gathering your thoughts, I'm hoping to observe this matter of searching more closely. Actually the purpose of this blog is partly to present a sound, flowing thought on unfolding the mystery of human life. 
So it would be interesting if you could contribute and participate in it. You don't have to write much but if you can also explain your thought process of how your thoughts emerged, that would be helpful!
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