Ali Raza
1 min readNov 28, 2023

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I think everyone should delete Instagram. There are several reasons for this.
One of those few reasons are how these platforms have a group of big brain psychologists constantly working on algorithms that hacks human attention. It's like a war that you can't win everyday. Not just Instagram I'm talking about many other similar platforms. You open the short content section and it's a literal fight with yourself to close it and get back to work. Endless entertainment, attractive sexy people to look at, cats, food, and what not!
Another reason is how you have a billion people to compare yourself with. Just imagine it with a realistically. If you live in a city, you'd observe, interact or compare yourself with countable people on a daily basis. When you're on this hyperreality of social media, you compare yourself with hundreds of them and the funny thing is, their appearance is not even real. They're perfect. It's delusional!

I'd also like to put some emphasis on mindfulness here. The habit of mindfulness grounds you. Makes you feel content and at peace.

Last but not least, reading! Read anything you like. It takes way more effort than scrolling on tiktok.

I hope y'all save yourself from losing your mind in this beautiful but chaotic modern era. <3

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Ali Raza

“Should I kill myself or drink a cup of coffee” Software dev / writer Into philosophy, literature, and compscience.