Social surrogacy
Note: 1) TV watching displaces all other use of free time, including socialization. 2) TV characters and personalities have become imaginary friends.
dealing with one another in a market can fundamentally alter our relationships with one another.
Note: Because they objectivize the participants. I stop being Matt and become "a customer" or "a clerk."
The upper limit of “As Much Chaos as We Can Stand” is thus the time and energy required for social diffusion.
Note: As Tim Kastelle keeps telling us!
a screen without a mouse is missing something.
Note: And a magazine is a broken iPad