Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Unfortunately so …

 “The reason we don’t have any privacy is because people can make money off of our not privacy.” | The Book Haven.

In a 17th century village, everything was known because it was nearby. The late twentieth century atomized that model. Now, in a strange inversion of the village culture, everything is known even if far away, while many of us do not know the names of the person who lives next to us, in Apartment 3B.
We actually live in an old-fashioned neighborhood. Except for the newcomers, who pretty much stick to themselves, we do know each other and hang out together.

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