• JosieH
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  • Dear Mary,
    I am intrigued by your post because it demonstrates the way social media has impacted the way we speak. You also describe the way social media has impacted us mentally and emotionally, especially due to the fact that we have the opportunity to hide behind our screens if we are nervous to be in a public settings, which can increase…Read More

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    Have we lost the ability to connect?

    It is no secret that humans are immersed in their phones. As a student, it is not very difficult to be aware of this fact, and I know that I am one of millions of students that finds it...

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    • Dear Josie :
      I am intrigued by your post, “,” because it is truly giving an insight into what is happening in today’s world with young adult and whether or not our communication skills are reducing to nothing.
      One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “ Perhaps it is time for students to put their devices away and spend time with the people they can physically see, and use the resources around them to build healthy relationships, relationships that are not completely reliant on social media to communicate.” I think this is important because we as a generation should know what things we are lacking in.
      Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next because your topics are very helpful in today’s world of understanding.

  • Dear Emily, your post really interested me because it demonstrates the idea that empathy is needed to build healthy and strong relationships, something I think society needs to pay attention to as social media continues to grow. I think it is important to not pay attention to only one side of someone, as you said, or else it can be difficult to…Read More

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    The World’s need for Pilgrimage

    In today’s fast-paced culture, taking a step back to enjoy life every so often is unheard of, and now, more than ever, with the 2020 election before us, the world seems uptight, chaotic, and even a bit hostile. Seen...

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    • Dear Josie :
      I am emotional by your post, “The World’s need for Pilgrimage,” because you make the statement that we are forgetting about how to live to be there for one another. Also, you stated that when you said that the world is in need of pilgrimage is meaning that everyone needs to basically change their habits for the better.
      One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “a pilgrimage can be a personal experience that brings someone a sense of peace and spiritual renewal” I think this is explicit because you are stating that we need to make changes to feel better with ourselves so that we are able to be a better person in the world.
      Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next because I liked the way you expressed that pilgrimage is needed in the world for a change that might be very beneficial. Also, you made me understand that is not a bad thing but instead a good that can make a difference in our society.
      Fatima Esparza



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