Everyone wants his parent’s, or friend’s, or partner’s undivided attention — even if many of us, especially children, are getting used to far less. Simone Weil wrote, “Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” By this definition, our relationships to the world, and to one another, and to ourselves, are becoming increasingly miserly.
~ Jonathan Safran Foer, from How Not to Be Alone
The key is to use technology in ways that enrich your life, save you time, open new horizons or make new accomplishments possible; Not to simply distract yourself from your life. It’s that simple.