Being surrounded by people doesn’t mean we are connected. 

While being sandwiched in a crowded MRT, I observed how people are using their smartphones or books to form their personal space.

Heads down, eyes on their screen, earphone on—like a fortress to protect their personal space, when they have little choice but to share more than what they like of their physical space.

So many people being together, yet not connected, alone in their world.

That’s when I thought of this irony:

Quotes on modern life
Questions to ponder: Is there anything that we can do about this? Is there a need to?

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