Plutarch: The Role Of Friendship In Modern Society

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The concept of friendship has been changed with time. Theology made a tremendous impact on the modern friendship. As we learned in class ancient writers had approximately the same under sting of the concepts of friendship as a modern society are. Ancient writers were founders of canons and friendship that people are following right now. Very interesting fact that people started viewing friendship throughout the social media “lens” and keep forgetting how to filtered a true friendship from the flatter ones. For this research I had chosen Plutarch’s opinion on flatterer friends, why shouldn’t people have a lot of friends and compare these too ancient opinions to the modern understanding of friendship throughout the social media “lens”. Before…show more content…
I choose this article because “This was the first large, nationally representative study to examine associations between use of a broad range of social media outlets and depression”( The University of Pittsburgh). It basically shows that social media will have a tremendous impact on the society with the time because it is already a part of the humans lives that brings not only a positive effect , but negative too. “Because social media has become such an integrated component of human interaction, it is important for clinicians interacting with young adults to recognize the balance to be struck in encouraging potential positive use, while redirecting from problematic use,” said senior author Brian A. Primack, M.D., Ph.D., director of Pitt’s Center for Research on Media, Technology and Health. So this article demonstrates that social media has a great impact on the human brain. I chose this article because all decision making comes from the mind. Friendship is a decision making process too. It is basically telling that social media will growth and take a main role in human lives. For example, people will not like to have a verbal communication because they will forget how to express them selves in a daily basis, they will appeal on the social media. They will not ask…show more content…
The second article that i wanted compare it is “How to Tell a Flatterer from a Friend”. Generation of social media has forgetter what is the flatterer friend and what is the pure one. A lot of people are becoming a flatterer to look better in society. Every day tones of people fighting for the recognition on the internet and they showing that they are your friends, but they are not. It is sad to see how people trade their values and beliefs for the virtual reality that is not going to bring any benefit for the society, but their own ego. Non of these types of people will help or really listen, they will just get some benefit for themselves, and after they get it they would just
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