Against Social Media

In Minimalism, Philosophy, Productivity, Self Improvement, Short Thoughts

For over a year and a half now, I’ve essentially not used Facebook, and I’ve now also gone on an Instagram sabbatical.

This is an unusual step in our society where not being on social media can often feel like there is a parallel universe that you are missing out on.

However, when we remember that our online lives are inherently shallow representation of real life stored in binary format on computers, it’s quite easy to see that it is better to live the real life.

Would you prefer to live an exciting and fulfilling uncatalogued life, or a meticulously recorded life of someone you are trying to pretend to be?