We live in an ever-smaller world. Modern communications and information technologies instantly allow us to know what is happening, literally, on the other side of the world. And if motivated, we can participate in a global discussion never before possible. Revolutions, natural and man-made disasters, reunions with old friends and clips of talking dogs all stream through our consciousness in an "all the news that fits in 140 characters" kind of way.
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