When you got your first mobile phone, did you imagine that you’d eventually spend thousands of hours every year looking into one?
I didn’t, and I’m 22.
But the ten year old down the street who got her first phone last week fully expects to spend that kind of time with phone in hand. She’s never know any different.
The game has changed. We’re now more and less connected than we’ve ever been before.
Young people need to be trusted to flourish in this connection, and protected against its most vile byproducts.
In an ecosystem of dichotomies and extremes, confusion is natural and moderation is key.