WEB Notes: This is very disturbing to me. Our woman do not belong in the trenches. They belong on our own home soil taking care of our families. At this point even our men do not belong in the trenches, no one even knows what they are fighting for anymore.
WEB Notes: Assad is wrong, they will succeed. The point here is he never welcomed any of this to his country.
A man was stabbed in the ticket hall at Leytonstone station this evening by another man who witnesses say shouted “This is for Syria” as he slashed his throat.
Another man was also injured and a woman threatened with the knife during the incident at around 7.20pm on Saturday night.
There’s Facebook beckoning with its bottomless news feed. There’s Netflix autoplaying the next episode in a TV series 10 seconds after the previous one ends. There’s Tinder encouraging us to keep swiping in search of the next potential paramour.
And then there are the constant notices and reminders — a friend liked your photo or tweet; a colleague wants to connect with you on LinkedIn; an Evite awaits your response — which automatically induce feelings of social obligation. You damn yourself to distraction if you respond, and to fear of missing out if you don’t.
Source: Can’t Put Down Your Device? That’s by Design – The New York Times