Loneliness Is a Modern Invention - Deepstash
Loneliness is a historically specific condition

Loneliness has become a "plague," and "epidemic" that strikes young and old. But loneliness is not a universal human condition. It is a historically specific one.

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Loneliness Is a Modern Invention

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Loneliness requires two thing:

  1. A lack of meaning in one's relationships
  2. A sense of the self as separate from others

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When we consider this emotion a product of history, rather than an automatic biological response, we can find more nuanced solutions to loneliness.

Loneliness is not...

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