My lady and I are out of touch. We dine, surrounded by modern couples, each individual cradling a phone. Screens illuminate their faces while our candlelight wavers. Words flutter aimlessly, failing to land.
I ask, are we connected to the clouded world? She says, our connection is cloudy at best.
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“I’ve invited you here to discuss this planet’s future. If we’re to achieve the ideal Big Brother State effectively, we need is a camera everywhere that there is a person, and get them to proclaim what they’re doing at all times.
“Do you have any ideas? Mr. Ericsson? Mr. Zuckerberg?”
Mark plays the ukulele, rides a motorcycle, and likes monkeys. He can easily be lured into a trap with the promise of chocolate.