Is This Thing On?

Is This Thing On? #2

Dear Editor, Re: Is This Thing On? Nov. 4th, 2019. We at the Real World Institute take issue with the suggestion that well-being is fostered by turning off our televisions, radios and phones. Your writer wrote his piece prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Does he maintain his point of view today? If so, this is …

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Is This Thing On? #1

Is This Thing On? #1 A speaker begins addressing an audience, but no one can hear him. He leans into the microphone and asks, “Is this thing on?” The question can be applied to anything that doesn’t function as it should. My brain fits into that category. Now and then, it makes me bump my …

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