November 9, 2015
[[Three people in a room. One reading while standing, one sitting in a chair and reading, and a third quite belligerent.]]
Person: The modern bookworm is too busy reading about the world to look at it.
[[Person behind a person eating a meal and reading a newspaper]]
Person: No one talks anymore- We take our daily newspapers in silence.
[[Person behind another person walking along and reading a periodical]]
Person: The magazine is destroying conversation. We read even as we walk!
[[Person observing two kids in front of a TV]]
Person: Television has put an end to family discussion.
[[Person on public transportation surrounded by others lost in their own audio]]
Person: Thanks to the Sony Walkman, anti-social isolation is now the norm.
[[Person behind two others on their smartphones]]
Person: We’ve become too absorbed in our phones to notice the-
Person 2: Dude. It’s been two centuries.
Take a hint.