Despite its conveniences, the internet is catastrophically harmful. We’d be much better off if it didn’t exist at all. There is no feasible way to sort out its harms and benefits. If you’re in, you’re in.
But here it is, and here I am using it. I wrestle almost daily with what to do about this, personally, in a practical way.
I came to adulthood in an internet-free world. I was over 40 when it began to become part of everyday life. A problem, which can only get worse, is that more and more people have never experienced an offline life, and can’t really imagine it.