Remember how a few years ago we thought that social media could change the world, and we imagined that it would bring us all together.
I mean, what more could we ask for? Easy and instant communication meant that we could just break the borders and have one great amazing field for cultural exchange and mutual understanding.
Oh, just how dumb we were to think that.
Sadly, we are a tribal species, and we prefer to isolate ourselves in smaller groups and argue with the other groups that don’t share our opinion or are not the same as us.
So, what we “learned” to do through social media was to shout at each other from the safety of our screens, and polarize our society even more.
However, the question is: can we, humans, start to find better ways to communicate with people beyond our own closed circles? Well, maybe all it takes is for someone to start the conversation, and that’s exactly what Facebook page “Afrocentric Films Collaborative” did. This is what they posted:
And these are some of the best responses: