Our Ocularcentric Society
How technologies remove our minds from our bodies and how this contributes to the mental crisis.
In my article, who are the bad guys, I reference the ReallyGraceful video where she discusses the rise of the Internet. From 1999 to 2022, there has been an increase in smartphones. In 20 years, we've gone from no one to everyone having one.
The smartphone has only allowed access to more information, i.e., social media, which has had a disastrous effect. As JustinBlu says in his IG post, social media are the cigarettes of our society. Just like the health effects of cigarettes were found 40 years later, we'll find out the impact of social media and all this information soon enough.
Unfortunately, we're starting to see some of those effects now.
One of those effects is the rise of an ocularcentric society, leading to several voices in our heads. These voices are getting louder, and we're seeing this in the general population, evidenced by the mental health crisis.
Throughout this article, we're going to discuss how we got here and the effects that it's having on us. Then we're going to discuss what we can do about this.
Within this article, the reader will gain the following insights:
How our modern society was constructed
Why our modern society is unnatural with dire consequences
How do these consequences harm our mental health
How we access the inner power of intuition and insight
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