Getting lost

The Misadventures of the Broke and Sassy

Early last month, Thought Catalog posted a piece entitled “We Can’t Get Lost Anymore.”


We can’t jump off bridges anymore because our iPhones will get ruined. We can’t take skinny dips in the ocean, because there’s no service on the beach and adventures aren’t real unless they’re on Instagram. Technology has doomed the spontaneity of adventure and we’re helping destroy it every time we Google, check-in, and hashtag.

I have to disagree.

This author argues that social media and connectivity have ruined our entire lives, and that GODDAMNIT I WON’T BE THE SAME WITHOUT GETTING LOST. Well, as someone with a terrible sense of direction, and a penchant for getting lost even with GPS assistance, I have to ask if that’s so bad.

Being in your 20’s is weird. It’s like that Britney song. At some points, we are pulled internally towards the “college” version of ourselves…

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