of the libriVox project wrote a pretty good article about internet addiction and how it is resulting in shortened attention spans and a general ‘checking out of real life’ that many people experience today.

One time I was reading on my phone while my older daughter, the four-year-old, was trying to talk to me. I didn’t quite hear what she had said, and in any case, I was reading an article about North Korea. She grabbed my face in her two hands, pulled me towards her. “Look at me,” she said, “when I’m talking to you.”

https://medium.com/@hughmcguire/why-can-t-we-read-anymore-503c38c131fe

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