“There is a side of it that makes sense; we all matter, our lives matter, and we want them to be seen, shared, appreciated. But there is another side that leads to a disengagement with the moment,” writes Gleiser, the Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy.
“Are people forgetting to be present in the moment, scattering their focus by looking at life through a screen? Should you be living your life or living it for others to see it?”
Read the full opinion piece, published 10/1/14 by NPR.