The upside and downside of our digital society

Posted by Jack Cotlar, M.D. on Mon, Jul 09, 2012 @ 09:27 AM

With so much emphases given to social media and the like, sometimes it is helpful to step back and reassess. We may find that some of the “old fashion” methods allow us to live and work in a more healthy and successful fashion. 

Our new digitalized society enables individuals to communicate with others around the world from the comfort of his or her home. This is good. Using these same tools we may find ourselves communicating “remotely” even to our own family members who are in the same home! This is not so good. In this brief musical YouTube clip, I am reminded of the joy and benefits of real interpersonal interaction; how much each individual can add to the effort of others and how many people can benefit from what they accomplished. Enjoy this uplifting clip.

Topics: social media, music, communicate