We can speak very much to the purpose and yet in such a way that the whole world cries out in contradiction: namely, when we are not speaking to the whole world.
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 239, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man in Society," aphorism 295, "The Speaker," (1878).)
We are more involved in virtual world to keep in touch like cell phone, email, internet, viber, whatsapp, video telecon etc. Is the virtual world as effective as the real world talking to people? Is the human interaction replaceable? Are we dependent on machines and tools mentioned above that we stop thinking and exercise our discretion? Has the world been small because of these technological advancements?