Is this the real world or is it fantasy? Glowing billboards. ‘Reality’ television. Instagram influencers. Golden yellow arches crowding large city centers. Fake bodies, fake personalities, fake plastic trees. Flooded with information, memes and seductive advertisements. McDonalds – I Am Lovin’ it. Nike- Just Do It. Coca-Cola – Taste the Difference. Apple – Think Different. Manufactured desires. Manufactured appearances. Passive spectators. Passive consumers. Welcome to … Continue reading The Age of the Spectacle
When you think about your life and ways to improve it, usually your first reflex is that you are missing something. But you often forget that one of the best ways to improve your life, to feel better, is not by adding. On the contrary, it is by eliminating. Today I will share with you 5 things that I stopped to do in my life and … Continue reading How to Improve Your Life
A hater can be defined as a person who uses expressions of hatred and violently insults individuals, usually taking advantage of anonymity and especially on the Internet and on social networks. What is behind haters behaviour? Last week, Italian’s iconic Sanremo Music Festival took place. In 2021 the band Måneskin won and maybe that’s why you may have heard about Sanremo Festival. They are very … Continue reading What Is Behind Haters Behaviour
By E.L. Jayne | Hello my fellow blogging friends! I hope you’ve all been enjoying May so far. I, personally, cannot believe 2021 is almost halfway over. So what’s trending these days? The entertainment industry is constantly looking for the next best thing. What’s going to catch people’s attention this time? The trending social app, TikTok, has answered that question. Continue reading TikTok: Ditch or Download? An Investigation.
“I’d far rather be happy than right any day” – Douglas Adams We get addicted to the stories we are spinning. It feels good in our minds to “figure it all out” or “be in the know.” Somehow we believe that if we know what is happening we will be safer from it. I can definitely see the allure of that type of thinking. There … Continue reading Being Right is a Powerful Narcotic
I’m often thinking about the impact social media networks have on our society (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, twitter and so on). How do we see them? What are we expecting from them? What kind of connection do we have with all those people? Honestly, I’m worried about the influence of social media networks on our lives because they create expectations which cannot be fulfilled. … Continue reading The Social Media Networks Distortion – Reblog
Have you noticed that lately there are more and more interactions on social networks, but less and less in real life? How is this possible? There are the same people, right? Apparently not… I think that from behind of a screen, we can create the identity we want and we can twitch that based on identities created by other people, but in real life … Continue reading Social networks, but anti-social people
I’m often thinking about the impact social media networks have on our society (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, twitter and so on). How do we see them? What are we expecting from them? What kind of connection do we have with all those people? Honestly, I’m worried about the influence of social media networks on our lives because they create expectations which cannot be fulfilled. … Continue reading The Social Media Networks Distortion