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It's the ubiquitousness that was missing in the past. It's come to a point where it's considered socially regressive to not give your middle-school aged child a 24/7 communications device laden with apps engineered with the same addictiveness principles of slot machines.

We have burdened young humans, whose mental abilities are not fully developed, with a self-image permanently detached from interpersonal relationships. There is hard data on this[0][1].

[0] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcBJ2bQ4HHE [1] www.amazon.com/iGen-Super-Connected-Rebellious-Happy-Adulthood/dp/1501151983

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