We fear the risks and disappointments of relationships with our fellow humans. We expect more from technology and less from each other.
we seem determined to give human qualities to objects and content to treat each other as things.
People are lonely. The network is seductive. But if we are always on, we may deny ourselves the rewards of solitude.
I believe that in our culture of simulation, the notion of authenticity is for us what sex was for the Victorians—threat and obsession, taboo and fascination.