There are no more deserts to flee to, and all of the islands have been claimed. So like it or not your fate is tied to the people around you.
You have that right! However, I'm beginning to think we may as well actually stop talking to 'real' people - even in the Church, bless their hearts.
Everyone is playing with a 'device'. I know they are handy for finding the best way to trespass on someone's property when you see a deer you just have to have, not to mention finding how to field butcher that deer when you're 2 miles from an accessible road.
The same day I was called to be Ward Librarian a few weeks back, the regional LDS building coordinator came into our VERY bare library to tell me the area would be turned into a classroom since there wasn't anything in libraries anymore that people can't access on their devices. So...my 'job' is obsolete already?!
We had a Teacher Council meeting in which we were taught how to connect one's device to a 'smart tv' as a teaching aide. Even Primary pictures can be called up on your tablet. No longer a need for those bulky pictures.
I did ask, "What if a member cannot afford a smart phone?" I received NO answer
In Gospel Doctrine last Sunday, I took my 1962 revised copy of D&C Commentary
with historical background for each Section, being printed under the direction of Joseph Fielding Smith, from my scripture bag. The Bishop's wife was sitting next to me. "What is that book
," she asked. "It looks very old!
Talk about being alone in the wilderness. May as well just talk to God, isn't it?