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Facebook is cynically feeding the narcissistic appetites of a self-consumed culture that is populated by teenage vulgarians, desperate housewives and bored men.

Americans are now simultaneously all places at once and nowhere all the time. This Facebook world leaves millions distracted at work, distracted at home, distracted at play and distracted around their families — even when sitting down for dinner…

The future will instead be controlled by those who take the time to visit a sick friend in the hospital or call a colleague who is hurting. I will always remember Ted Kennedy writing a sweet note about my sons during a difficult time. As I read the letter from a man who had lost three brothers and a sister in the most tragic of ways, my eyes filled with tears, and seeing those reassuring words written by his own hand made me believe that everything would turn out fine.