“In Paleolithic times, it was important that you carefully managed your social standing with other members of your tribe because your survival depended on it…If lots of people click the little heart icon under your latest Instagram post, it feels like the tribe is showing you approval—which we’re adapted to strongly crave.* The other side of this evolutionary bargain, of course, is that a lack of positive feedback creates a sense of distress.”
Please like, share, or respond to this post so I don’t feel distressed.
A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.