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What Would a World Without Internet Look Like?

A world without the Internet

  • Antisocial behaviour existed well before the Internet. The same argument was used about the telephone - that it would reduce social encounters. But it really facilitated more of them.
  • An attempt to separate the Internet from everyday life is useless. The only credible post-Internet visions are tied to civilizational collapses, such as the zombie apocalypse, global pandemics, or nuclear catastrophes.
  • If the only way to imagine a world without an Internet is to think of a world without civilization, then the Internet has become our civilization.

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