There’s a lot to be desired when it comes to spending time alone. It’s only been a few years since the floodgates of voices have been open to anyone at any time.
Yes, we can see that there were scrolls written thousands of years ago, and books were printed around the year 1200, but this information has not been widely disseminated. Over the years, printing continued to expand and when newspapers became available, the masses were given a new domain that would inspire and influence their thinking. Take for example, in the early 19th century, when many people lived in remote areas, they had no idea what was going on in the world. This isolation allowed them to focus on what they needed to do, which was physically difficult, but they weren’t filled with stress or fear about politics or social issues. When radio was invented, families sat down and listened to a variety of opinions and ideas. Later came television, which planted visual seeds in the mind and persuaded the consciousness even more. Was it invented for information or mind control?