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The author argues that: A rise that Facebook would increase a greater connection seem deeply attractive. Americans are more solitary than ever before Solitary living does not guarantee a life of unhappiness Solitude is different from loneliness as crowded parties can be agony and a study shows that loneliness has related problems such as neuroticism or anxiety Loneliness is slippery and the best tool to measure the condition is the UCLA loneliness scale Being alone and loneliness are not the same thing as we meet fewer, gather less and both are less meaningful. Professional carers are more valued as being lonely is an issue of public health and the many symptoms you are potentially exposed to. Money pushes people to become lonely as they move from the cramped city to the suburbs, spending more time alone than usual. Facebook allows us to isolate ourselves while feeding our appetite for isolation on our terms. We never take a break from wanting to isolate ourselves The author explains why:

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