The news feed and social media have stopped normal dialogue. Direct conversations solve problems easier than over email, texting, or messaging. It’s hard to unplug, but that’s the only way humans can become problem-solvers again. The lack of civil dialogue creates conflict.

There are excessive awards to grow a business through social media, but relentless friction is created in society when humans function only as business intermediaries. Our collective ignorance has enabled a handful of companies to overtake society. The root cause of many problems comes from the unmitigated growth of the tech industry and its unchecked interference with our private lives.

I recently watched The Social Dilemma and this spotlights the problem: