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How Our Phones are Stealing Our Self Worth

“It’s actually changing how we see ourselves.”

Former Google design ethicist and Time Well Spent founder Tristan Harris talked to Thrive Global about one of his biggest concerns around our collective smartphone addiction: what it’s doing to our humanity and self-worth and what it means to “raise a generation of people who will have never known anything before using screens all the time.”

“It’s not some kind of small problem where we’re just a little bit more distracted,” Harris said. “It’s actually changing how we see ourselves. It’s hijacking all of our inner and our social spaces.”

Watch the video below.

Originally published at medium.com

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