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> I'm currently traveling in Asia and it's jarring to see the number of people sitting idly, watching some random YouTube videos or Facebooking to pass the time.

Why is it jarring?




Because this person comes from a place where people watch random YouTube videos or Facebook somewhere less visible, like their offices, or their own homes.


Because there's an actual real world, with real people around us that we could be interacting with, rather than staring at a smartphone screen?


Why is it jarring to see in Asia, as opposed to everywhere else?




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