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Old 07-10-2014, 00:51   #1
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This Guy Makes Sense. Video

Is there hope in this? I hope so.

Can we auto-correct humanity? [VIDEO]

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Re: This Guy Makes Sense. Video

That was good, well worth watching.
If it wasn't for work, Comcast and Verizon wouldn't even know I existed. But the phone is glued to my side and a certain affliction to a certain "C" uh... cough "F" makes me just another one of those people.
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Here's something we can agree on.
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Re: This Guy Makes Sense. Video

Thankfully I have the technology to view this...
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Can anybody tell where that was filmed?
Looks sorta like Marina Del Rey.

Oh, yeah, good points in the video.
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Yup, MDR:

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Very well said!!! That's one reason why I love sailing with the family. If we're all together and all on the water you can throw the phones "away" for the time you are aboard. Just wish I could do it permanently.
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Re: This Guy Makes Sense. Video

Well, without smartphones/screens/Youtube/Fb/etc. he would not be able to pass his msg on to millions of people.

This is what we call hypocrisy or is it just another paradox?

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Well, without smartphones/screens/Youtube/Fb/etc. he would not be able to pass his msg on to millions of people.

This is what we call hypocrisy or is it just another paradox?

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On the contrary. If these things didn't exist then the message would not need to be sent.

If he was using this to promote a string of videos then it would be hypocritical.
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If he was using this to promote a string of videos then it would be hypocritical.
And was he?

Prince Ea - YouTube

The website where the video was posted is FULL of Facebook, Twitter, etc. adds / clicks and other stuff that he criticizes this much.

Your take?

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And was he?

Prince Ea - YouTube

The website where the video was posted is FULL of Facebook, Twitter, etc. adds / clicks and other stuff that he criticizes this much.

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Then it is absolutely hypocritical
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Kind of a twist on the gun debate, Smartphones (sic) don't make people antisocial, people make people antisocial....

Don't know that I believe it though. Take a look at 'The Shallows' by Nicholas Carr.
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Re: This Guy Makes Sense. Video

There is no point him making it and nobody seeing it. The people he is trying to get across to inhabit these mass social media sites, some almost permanently, and he is trying to perhaps break their pattern of dependence upon them.

Not much point in targeting camping, sailing. outdoor sites as they are already sampling stuff away from a screen.

That is my take anyway, I only popped it up in here because I thought it was a well meaning little video. You can tear it to pieces or not, find fault or whatever. Go for it.

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Don't make it any less true..
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Re: This Guy Makes Sense. Video

I am glad he made it. I am glad I watched.

I am not 100% happy he picked up some of my vocabulary as say 'anti social networks'. I should have copyrighted. I could have sued. I would have earned. Yo!

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