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Loneliness and Our Singular Pursuit of More | Psychology Today

Will our current hunger for technology diminish our real life experiences? Check out Dr. Silard’s latest in Psychology Today, here.

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Loneliness and Our Singular Pursuit of More

“What?!” you may be thinking after reading this title. “I value my drive for more, it’s what gives me a sense of competence and value in life.” Fair enough. Yet hold your judgment for a moment. At least until you read this next story. The authors Kurt Vonnegut and Joseph Heller attended a party hosted […]

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How We Became So Divided and Lonely | Anthony Silard’s latest series in Psychology Today

Have you ever experienced how lack of empathy in our decision-making process becomes a recipe for disastrous actions? Read more here.

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How We Created Our Loneliness

This is part three of a three-part series published over three consecutive weeks. While the term I use in this series, “brainwashing,” is admittedly a bit extreme, it is appropriate to describe what I am referring to: the unprecedented “disparate influence system” targeting a hyper-distracted population of individuals unwilling or unable to think for themselves. […]

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How We Became Lonely, Disconnected and Brainwashed

This is part two of a three-part series published over three consecutive weeks. Beware of false knowledge;it is more dangerous than ignorance. — George Bernard Shaw People are tiring of the social media model. It is for this reason that the bipartisanship-inducing effects of social media have led to fatigue with this platform as a […]

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Loneliness is What We Share: How We Became Disparately Brainwashed

This is part one of a three-part series published over three consecutive weeks. Believe nothing just because a so-called wise person said it. Believe nothing just because a belief is generally held … Believe nothing just because someone else believes it. Believe only what you yourself test and judge to be true. – Buddha A […]

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Our Pursuit of Convenience Produces Our Loneliness

This is part seven of an eight-part series published over eight consecutive weeks. Recall a recent situation and ask yourself whether you opted for convenience or connection. If you were having a meal with a friend and they told you about a recent trip with their kids, did you say, “I want to see pictures. […]

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Online Dating: Convenience Over Quality?

This is part five of an eight-part series published over eight consecutive weeks.    Many people meet their soulmate online. Yet how do you use a dating app such as Tinder, Bumble or Match? Are you simultaneously engaging in chats with dozens of eligible partners as a means of escaping the real world, or—noting recent research […]

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Online Dating: Does It Really Work?

This is part four of an eight-part series published over eight consecutive weeks.    You can say a lot of things about dating in the Digital Age, but one thing is certain: putting yourself out there to meet that special someone is more “convenient” now. When you are cycling through hundreds of possible mates on Tinder, […]

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Our Lives Have Become Conveniently Lonely

This is part three of an eight-part series published over eight consecutive weeks.    You can make the decision today to question what and how you consume from the digital spigot. You can have a heart-to-heart with yourself about what you truly enjoy, and whether the easily accessed digital options are a sufficient substitute.  Do What […]

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