Witnessing the zombies among us.

It’s time to rejoin the land of the living.

Victoria Gray
Mar 29, 2019 · 1 min read
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They are all around us.

Among our family and friends.

At work and at school.

In our living rooms and bedrooms.

Driving cars and walking the streets,

some are more obvious than others.

But I see them.

Maybe you see them too.

They are trapped,

often for hours.

Lifeless and lost to us.

They’re adrift in that other world.

The one that held so much promise.

Knowledge,

entertainment,

connection,

and progress.

A better life,

we were told.

But the value it delivers is fleeting.

The consequences are not.

Diversion,

isolation,

anxiety,

and discontent.

We reach out,

hoping to connect with them.

They try to reply

but can’t tear their eyes from the screen.

Their attention is no longer theirs to focus.

They’re stuck in an endless loop,

one designed to hijack our minds.

They / we are digital zombies.

Wondering if you’re a digital zombie? Take this free quiz to find out.

If you already know you’re a digital zombie and want to rejoin the land of the living, we’re here to help.

Originally published at www.livinglessdistracted.com.

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