November 1, 2012

Why No One Shuts Up

Perhaps this is why we have the fanatic urge to post every emotional experience we have on Facebook, to instagram every sunset, to tweet every meaningful quote, to constantly avoid simply being, simply experiencing things, but forever outsourcing life to a realm in which in can be validated by others, and — most importantly — talked about, for in our heart of modern hearts we are not certain that our lives have value in and of themselves.
A great quote from Marc, a young Catholic blogger for the blog "Bad Catholic." It's from a very interesting explanation of why we strive for connection in all areas of life, even intimacy.

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