To the other people in the waiting room…yes, I am looking at you. Though you’ll never know. I’d even admit to what I’m doing technically as watching you. Not in a creepy way…not really. And I’m told I have a subconscious tendency to stare. I’d apologize, but even if I am unintentionally staring, you still will never know. I’m just watching you not watch me. Or anyone else. I’m watching you and everyone else in this room stare at their screens. Oblivious to everything else. Obsessed not with observing life, but observing other people’s observations of life. Free thinking is gone. Critical thinking is gone. No more active thought…just one-directional, unquestioning intake. What the hell happened to you people? I don’t want to know any of you. I wouldn’t drink with you even if you were paying. You actually volunteered for slavery.
I want to help you…I really do. But first, you need to look up. To make any change at all, you’re going to need to put away your phone, and just look up.
N.P.: “Until It Sleeps” – Metallica