No Life Is Better Than Your Own

People say the internet and social media contribute to the outgrowth of depression and anxiety in society today.

I don’t know what people, exactly, but — you know — you can google that shit. It’s an almost universally-accepted theory by now.

And, I think it’s easy to see why.

You got your phone in your hand, you can easily open up Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat — boom, immediately, someone is doing something you’re not doing, and you feel… well, you feel a little bit like a loser. That is, unless you’re doing…



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Paul Cantor

Wrote for the New York Times, New York Magazine, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Vice, Fader, Vibe, XXL, MTV News, many other places.