Boycott the Daily Me!

For most of human history, people's interactions have been shaped by geography. We lived and talked with those who were nearby. More than anything else, the Internet is fundamentally changing that.

All over the world, new communities are forming, based not on shared spaces but on shared interests. Religious fundamentalists in Brazil exchange ideas with religious fundamentalists in Russia. Survivors of cancer in Tokyo offer moral support and helpful information to survivors of cancer in France. Environmentalists in America, concerned about global warming and destruction of the rain forests, speak on a daily basis with environmentalists in...

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