A Lesson On Loneliness

As someone who makes her living utilizing social media, I am well versed in it's many advantages.  I am also keenly aware of the disadvantages we face as a society - more importantly as individuals - as we continue to choose this method of communication over person to person contact. Sending a text is not the same as a making a phone call. Posting a comment does not convey your thoughts as genuinely as having a conversation. If we ever want to truly connect, taking the easy route won't get us there - we need to take the time.

In this video, which has ever so discretely been circling around the web, Shimi Cohen helps to explain what he refers to as 'The Innovation of Loneliness".  Take a moment to watch - the next five minutes could change everything.