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Cristian M

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#1
Soul-less automatons. That's what I see more and more around me. And all that because of smartphones. People have been dehumanized and addicted to their plastic toys. They use their cells to escape the grey reality and live in an electrical dream of rainbows. They will wake up too late when they will realize they haven't actually lived one second.
The moments of real happiness are shorter and shorter in the high tech world.
 

GNTLGNT

The idiot is IN
Jun 15, 2007
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Cambridge, Ohio
#2
Soul-less automatons. That's what I see more and more around me. And all that because of smartphones. People have been dehumanized and addicted to their plastic toys. They use their cells to escape the grey reality and live in an electrical dream of rainbows. They will wake up too late when they will realize they haven't actually lived one second.
The moments of real happiness are shorter and shorter in the high tech world.
...I agree, it's just that most haven't as yet acquired a taste for human flesh...
 

kingzeppelin

Member who probably should be COMMITTED!
Apr 15, 2012
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Oxfordshire, UK
#3
Soul-less automatons. That's what I see more and more around me. And all that because of smartphones. People have been dehumanized and addicted to their plastic toys. They use their cells to escape the grey reality and live in an electrical dream of rainbows. They will wake up too late when they will realize they haven't actually lived one second.
The moments of real happiness are shorter and shorter in the high tech world.
IMO the majority of the current younger generations have bought into the idea that "happiness" is only to be found in possessions or artificial stimulants. Until they reject this concept, and turn their backs on consumerism they will never be content, value or be happy with the natural world.
 

Cristian M

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Mar 2, 2014
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Bucharest, Romania
#4
IMO the majority of the current younger generations have bought into the idea that "happiness" is only to be found in possessions or artificial stimulants. Until they reject this concept, and turn their backs on consumerism they will never be content, value or be happy with the natural world.
They don't even use their smartphones in a SMART way. Most of smartphones owners play stupid 2D flashy games instead of reading an ebook or listening to an audiobook.
 

Wayoftheredpanda

Professional Billy-Bumbler Trainer
May 15, 2018
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#6
Soul-less automatons. That's what I see more and more around me. And all that because of smartphones. People have been dehumanized and addicted to their plastic toys. They use their cells to escape the grey reality and live in an electrical dream of rainbows. They will wake up too late when they will realize they haven't actually lived one second.
The moments of real happiness are shorter and shorter in the high tech world.
Yeah but people read books to do the same thing. There's no need to be grumpy about the fact that technology has advanced. People have lots of ways to escape the real world i.e. books, movies, tv, comics, video games, and the internet, it's nothing new.
Yes I agree people need to be more social in real life rather than just on social medias, and that people shouldn't use their phones while driving or crossing the street or etc., but there's no need to complain that modern technology is a convenient getaway.
 
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GNTLGNT

The idiot is IN
Jun 15, 2007
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Cambridge, Ohio
#7
Yeah but people read books to do the same thing. There's no need to be grumpy about the fact that technology has advanced. People have lots of ways to escape the real world i.e. books, movies, tv, comics, video games, and the internet, it's nothing new.
Yes I agree people need to be more social in real life rather than just on social medias, and that people shouldn't use their phones while driving or crossing the street or etc., but there's no need to complain that modern technology is a convenient getaway.
...one voice in a forest 4 years removed....
 

Wayoftheredpanda

Professional Billy-Bumbler Trainer
May 15, 2018
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#10
I went through the same thing as WotRP is going now. When I joined, a lot of the conversations about the books had been over for a long time (others had even been lost). I think I revived quite a few dead threads back then.
It's a good thing the new board doesn't keep some of the older threads, otherwise I'd revive conversations from 2006.
 

fljoe0

Cantre Member
Apr 5, 2008
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#12
I went through the same thing as WotRP is going now. When I joined, a lot of the conversations about the books had been over for a long time (others had even been lost). I think I revived quite a few dead threads back then.

Cesar, how are you? I haven't seen you around here for a while.
 

Neesy

#1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side
May 24, 2012
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
#17

Neesy

#1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side
May 24, 2012
57,448
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
#19
What does your zoo do for red panda week?


Looks like they had some cubs born recently.

Red Panda Weekend | September 1 & 2
Join us for a weekend of fun in honour of International Red Panda Day. Visit our activity stations to learn all about these amazing and beautiful creatures from our passionate Zoo team.

The following activities will take place on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2 from 12 pm – 4 pm daily:

Passport Activity Circuit
• Pick up an activity passport at the event tent located at the McFeetors Heavy Horse Centre. Visit activity stations located throughout the Zoo and collect stamps to become an official Red Panda Ranger.

Special Keeper Talks
• Red Panda Zoo Chat | 10:30 am and 2:00 pm at the red panda habitat located in Toucan Ridge
• Summer Zoo Chats | Learn about our animals from the people who know them best. This is the last weekend for visitors to enjoy our summer schedule of 13 daily Zoo Chats. Get the most out of your experience and take in one or more on your visit!

Family Friendly Activities
• Visit our photo booth and pose with fun props.
• Stop at our face-painting and button making stations.

Other ways to Support Red Pandas
• Enjoy an Arctic slushie at the Tundra Grill. 50% of proceeds support the Red Panda Network.
• Shop our selection of red panda merchandise at Wild Things Unique Gifts. A portion of proceeds will go towards red panda conservation.
• Bid on red panda artwork at Wild Things Unique Gifts and the Park Café. Bids for two original one-of-a-kind paintings -- created by our very own red pandas Tanvi and Suva -- will be accepted until September 30, 2018. Minimum bid $100.
 
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