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Laurence Mesirow


I am a writer who has been concerned about the effects of modern technology on human living environments and human behavior for many years.

The Loss Of Community To A Computer Screen

Particularly as a result of the prolonged isolation we all are experiencing as a result of the Corona virus, the idea of community has taken on a special importance. Something that many of us...

How Change Is Becoming Our Adversary

I have been thinking a lot about the notion of change lately. How, as a result of the acceleration of the rate of technological change, the world is constantly transforming itself faster and faster....

Unique Can Be Overwhelming

Most of us, in a world where the majority of things we use are mass-produced, cannot afford to buy a lot of things that are truly unique.  Unique in this case means hand-made.  Many...

The Problems That Come With Being Unique

This might sound redundant, but anything or any person that is unique in our lives, is something or someone special.  A phenomenon that stands out because of its sensory features or its behavior.  A...

How Trump Helped Us To Deal With Covid

Obviously, there is a large number of people in the United States who have been swept up by the persona and ideas of Donald Trump.  I have devoted quite a bit of space to...

Trump’s Use Of Prejudice To Tie People To Him

As was previously stated in my last article, the main consistent themes in Trump’s policies revolve around nationalism and racism.  In other words, around prejudice.  Now prejudice has been around since different human groups...

Why Trump’s Influence Will Remain After He’s Gone

Many of us are counting the days until the President of the United States makes his official exit from the American government.  The hope is that a new era is dawning of more civilized...

Juvenile Difficulties With Learning During The Age Of Covid

Two articles ago, I wrote on the effects of the interaction between Covid and modern consumer technology on the socialization of young people today.  In this article, I want to focus on the effects...

Finding A Deeper Honesty In Today’s World

When we hear the word honesty, we think of a concept that is fairly simple and straightforward.  But actually honesty serves two distinct purposes in life.  First, when someone is honest with someone else,...

Juvenile Social Isolation In The Age Of Covid

Nowadays, there is a lot of concern expressed regarding the education of our children during Covid.  There is, of course, concern expressed regarding the potential dangers for these children having in-person classes.  So far,...