Great article Ben — especially the bit about loneliness occurring when we stop sharing the things that matter.

Loneliness is becoming a hue epidemic and I hope we as a race can solve it one day for the sanity of future generations.

Japan is one of the countries with the highest levels of loneliness to the point where it is masked as ‘solitude’. In fact ‘solitude’ is becoming a trending literary genre where many Japanese writers have penned books on the power of solitude and how we should celebrate living and being alone:

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