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How to Reclaim Your Life from Digital Slot Machines

A wake-up call in an age of technology

Artwork by John P. Weiss

Imagine having over 221K followers on your Instagram account. Think about how many artists and content creators would kill to have that kind of an audience.

Now, imagine posting the following message to your 221K followers:

“NOTICE: I will no longer be…

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Relaxed, inspiring essays about happiness.

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John P. Weiss

John P. Weiss

I write elegant essays about life, which I illustrate with whimsical cartoons, fine art, and classic black & white photography. JohnPWeiss.com.

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