Sitting on the train this morning en route to a meeting, I saw this article. Have we really devolved this much? Are we so absorbed in alternate cyber-existence that this is earnestly offered advice? Well, a "dating coach" using the nom de pole Amber Madison is suggesting that meeting people and talking to them is a great way to meet people and talk to them.
Don't worry, I've extracted the gems for your reading displeasure and assembled them below.
The sage speaks:
We've truly become fully detached from reality.
Excellent research, Amber... but where do babies come from?
I recall a (legitimate) journalist friend of mine lamenting a conversation he had with a mutual friend. The friend was unable to join us out for the evening because he would be too busy with online social networking.
Some college kids near me recently performed a "zombie stroll" where they dressed up like zombies and staggered around the sidewalks for some stupid reason. Zombie fantasies may not be that unrealistic. If you want to see brainless half-dead rotting bodies staggering around and ranting incoherently, I suggest going to any shopping center during the next few weeks.
Wait... why am I sitting here typing this instead of going to a cafe with friends or having lunch with my wife? I should just stop typing and