“ScreenTime: Diane Sawyer Reporting” Covers Some Issues Associated With Screen Use, While Screen Time Colorado Covers The Whole Kit & Kaboodle (Blue Light, Radiation, etc.)

“ScreenTime: Diane Sawyer Reporting” Covers Some Issues Associated With Screen Use, While Screen Time Colorado Covers The Whole Kit & Kaboodle (Blue Light, Radiation, etc.) By B.N. Frank Last night, ABC aired a 2-hour special with Diane Sawyer documenting the impact of screen time, technology, and social media on families.  It even touched on the fact that Silicon Valley parents have been limiting their own kids’ use and exposure to technology for many years already.  It is definitely worth watching but doesn’t cover nearly as much ground as Screen Time…

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Sesame Street Airs PSA On Cell Phone Addiction. Now Will They Finally Pull Elmo’s Friend, “Smartie” The Smartphone From Their Program?

Sesame Street Airs PSA On Cell Phone Addiction. Now Will They Finally Pull Elmo’s Friend, “Smartie” The Smartphone From Their Program? By B.N. Frank From Mental Floss: The PSA is brief, but it brings an important issue to light: The average smart phone owner touches their device 2600 times a day, and when they do, they get a small dopamine boost. That pleasurable feeling associated with phone use can lead to compulsive behaviors that look a lot like addiction. You might be addicted to your mobile device if it starts…

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Bill Maher on Social Media Tycoons Being “Tobacco Farmers in T-Shirts Selling an Addictive Product to Children” Seems Tragically Accurate

Bill Maher on Social Media Tycoons Being “Tobacco Farmers in T-Shirts Selling an Addictive Product to Children” Seems Tragically Accurate By B.N. Frank Over the last few weeks, Activist Post, The New York Times, Fox News many other media outlets have been reporting about Silicon Valley parents’ increasing panic regarding their own kids’ use and exposure to screens.  Because of this, it seems worth re-sharing Bill Maher firing off in May 2017: Bill Maher says social media tycoons should “stop pretending that they are friendly nerd Gods building a…

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Brave New Digital World: The Revelation — Full Version

Brave New Digital World: The Revelation — Full Version By Jeff Einstein “Brave New Digital World: The Revelation packs more common sense and clear insight into 45 minutes than the entire Silicon Valley — thoroughly inebriated on its own power and wealth — has produced in the past 30 years.” — M. Caro A 45-minute feature video from Digital Apostate Jeff Einstein about the rise of a dystopian society ruled by a state-sanctioned meta-addiction to all things media and all things digital, Brave New Digital World: The Revelation explores what…

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The Rise of Fascism in a Brave New Digital World

The Rise of Fascism in a Brave New Digital World By Jeff Einstein “There will be, in the next generation or so, a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude, and producing dictatorship without tears, so to speak, producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies, so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them, but will rather enjoy it, because they will be distracted from any desire to rebel by propaganda or brainwashing, or brainwashing enhanced by pharmacological methods. And this seems…

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Parents Given Nearly $5 Million After Officers Ignored Teen Daughter as She Died in Jail

Parents Given Nearly $5 Million After Officers Ignored Teen Daughter as She Died in Jail By Matt Agorist Lebanon, PA — Victoria ‘Tori’ Herr, 18, died in Lebanon County Correctional Facility after police refused to provide her with medical care for several days. Herr was addicted to heroin and began to go into withdrawal when she was thrown in a jail cell. While nothing will ever compensate for the loss of their daughter, the family was just awarded nearly $5 million after officers were found to have ignored her medical…

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Teacher Posts 2nd Grader’s Wish that Cell Phones Didn’t Exist Due to Parents’ Heavy Use. How Digital Addiction is Hurting Us All.

Teacher Posts 2nd Grader’s Wish that Cell Phones Didn’t Exist Due to Parents’ Heavy Use. How Digital Addiction is Hurting Us All. By B.N. Frank An article about this 2nd grader’s wish was first posted on May 24, 2018: The child’s teacher, Jen Adams Beason, shared a photo of the unnamed student’s assignment on Facebook last Friday. It has now been shared more than 256,000 times. “If I had to tell you what invention I don’t like I would say that I don’t like the phone. I don’t like the…

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