ARGUMENT THREE: SOCIAL MEDIA IS MAKING YOU INTO AN ASSHOLE

SOOTY SNOW
You are more vulnerable when you get addicted.
You will become a poor or little snowflake.
MEETING MY INNER TROLL
The author said BUMMER causes two extremes, be an asshole or be very careful.
THE MYSTERIOUS NATURE OF ASSHOLE AMPLIFICATION TECHNOLOGY
we need to be solitary wolves rather than wolves in packs. When we are in the pack, we cannot think individuality, but in a group cult.
THE MOST MASTERFUL MASTER SWITCH
Rather than Facebook or Twitter, LinkedIn built a high… Read all/全文

Join the Attention Resistance

DAVID AND GOLIATH 2.0
Use your attention intentionally.

PRACTICE: DELETE SOCIAL MEDIA FROM YOUR PHONE
It actually forces you to approach them with more intention.

Practice: Use Social media like a professional
Like Jennifer, we need to use Twitter as a professional.
Do not surfing it endlessly, just check some accounts you need.

PRACTICE: EMBRACE SLOW MEDIA
“low information diet”: Eliminating what’s bad aggressively than celebrating what’s… Read all/全文

Reclaim Leisure

Leisure and the good life
As Aristotle’s lead, joyful activities is a “source of inward joy”. We can call them high-quality leisure.

The Bennett principle
(FI 2.0 movement is that if you can radically reduce your living expenses, you gain two advantages– you save money at a much faster pace and you don’t have to save as much to become independent.)
When you gain FI at a young age, you gain much leisure hours.

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Don’t Click “Like”

Practice: leave your phone at home
Having your phone is not a crisis.

Practice: Take long walks
Walking is better than sedentary. “If you’re wearing headphones, you are not really walking.”
But the hardest part of this practice is making the time.
Broaden your definition of “good weather”! You can get big rewards.

Practice: Write letter to yourself
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A Lopsided Arms Race

WE DIDN’T SIGN UP FOR THIS
Smartphones changed our life, but they changed us drastically and no one predicted that.

TOBACCO FARMERS IN T-SHIRTS
Big tobacco companies emerged, and they are harming us more.
Internet addiction is also a big problem.
intermittent positive reinforcement: the unknown is always enticing. the drive for social approval

Spend time alone

Solitude Deprivation
We need to be free from input from other thoughts.
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Connection

Hold my hand
I’m real powerless to fight
Can you lead me to the light?
My strenght has come to fear
Fled in truth of dawn
Curious as a day
My heart huh woah oh

Can you bring me back to life?
Ignite the fire again?
Can you bring me back home where I am not alone?
I’m lost inside, the night and I cannot find you
Bring me back

Meet me at the levee
All the tears I’ve shed
Before it brights upon my head oh uh oh

Can you bring me back to life?
Ignite the fire again?
Can you bring me back

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