Turn it off

Is someone conning you into following his tweets?

Turn it off.

Is someone purposely attracting attention with outrageous tweets?

Turn it off.

Is someone holding your attention hostage on Twitter?

Turn it off.

Is someone transforming your democracy of values and truths into a twitter contest?

Turn it off.

Is someone making you think that by twitting back you are making effective protest?

Turn it off.

America’s founding fathers saw¬†two and a half centuries forward, warned of concentrations of wealth and power, but they could not forsee the manipulation of the media.

Turn it off.

Has someone made you an accomplice-statistic every time you follow another “tweet-tantrum”?

Turn it off.

Your attention is your choice, your dignity

AND YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.

TURN IT OFF!

About the Author
Alan Flashman was born in Foxborough, MA, and gained his BA from Columbia, MD from NYU, Pediatrics, Adult and Child Psychiatry at Albert Einstein. He has practiced in Beer Sheba since 1983, and taught mental health at Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University and Ben Gurion University. Alan has also edited readers on Therapeutic Communication with Children (2002) and Adolescents (2005).
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