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Communication and the Lost Art of Conversation

Published 17/02/2014 by inspiringyourspirit

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Communication and The Lost Art of Conversation

I’m here in a restaurant, no one is talking
Heads down
Peering into their hands
Their iPhone, their iPad, their electronic Screens

The screen that takes them away from reality
To other worlds of fantasy of dreams
Are they free or caught in a trap?
The world of lost communication, of direction being re-directed

Friends, families and loved ones
All heads down, fingers moving swiftly, click, click click
Sitting together with no conversation, no signs of life
All lost in their own little world

Worlds of self
Worlds of fantasy
Worlds of intrigue
Worlds of gossip

No love, no compassion, no cares here
In and out, one sight then the next
Moving on with no loyalty and no love lost
Today number one, tomorrow dead and gone

No face-to-face communication, no words spoken
Growing up, and growing old
No life skills, no interaction
All signs of visible life are lost

Confusion reigns and body language gone
The selfie to show whom you are
But are you that selfie or is it fake
Your alter Ego taking control

Where will it end?
The corporations richer, manipulating our fingers to their hearts desire
More controls over us, our thoughts, our lives
The lost art of communication

The End

Namaste with Love
Always
Mark

Chatterbox – Take a Seat and Make a New Friend

Published 27/12/2012 by inspiringyourspirit

Please watch this inspiring short video…I don’t know why but I cried watching this..maybe its because I see all the hurt, hatred and sadness in this world and the lack of direct communication between individuals…This video inspired me to want to create a Chatterbox for my community here in Shanghai…What do you think?..I would love to hear your thoughts on this idea, do you think it’s a good idea?..Would you try it out?

Namaste

Mark

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