When I was a kid, we would invent our own games. It was hard to predict which ones would be good. Brutal-seeming games could turn out to be harmless and fun. On the other hand, we played a variant of pickup soccer that eventually divided us into two rival factions. In-game grievances turned into a brawl. Kids made enemies.
Is anybody properly addicted to more than one social media platform at once? E.g. Twitter AND Instagram? or does one tend to expand to fill your available attention?
Every part of this essay resonated with me so much - except the thing about deciding to read later. I find if I don’t read something in the moment I enjoy it far less and am far less likely to come back to it. I would like to have more discipline on this point, though!
"People listen to experts, they follow leaders." (Dan Gallapoo)
You sound like a man on a mission Chris. A man with a vision too - not just driven by numbers or money. As they say, a man in motion is a powerful thing, he leaves a vacuum behind him and it sucks people into his wake.
Good for you.