All That Glitters: The Series (Ep 1)

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All That Glitters: The Series (Ep 1)

There lived a man named man, he was lost in the valley of decision. To his amazement, he found a river flowing with gadgets of different kinds.

He wanted one, but which? he had no clue. So he reached out to a friend named Google, who gave him the descriptions of each gadget and asked him to choose.

A choice he did pick, but with time, it went old school and more new schools kept evolving. Man dug the ground to get gold, so as to keep up with the status quo.

Round and round he went digging up the relevant places but ended up with irrelevant basics. The more he got, the more he spent– he never had enough till he went to his grave.

The sad part of it all: he never truly lived because all he did was for the ‘gram.

Read also: Modern Day Problems: The Sad Side of Social Media

Moral of the story:

If you don’t own an iPhone 11 or an iPhone 11 Pro, you won’t die. There are better inventions coming and you can’t keep chasing gadgets for the rest of your life just because you want to live for social media. If you’re purchasing it because it is needful, good and fine. But if for the gram, then that’s sad. Get a grip! There are better things to do with your resources.

About All That Glitters:

All That Glitters is a series that talks about how things aren’t really what they seem. This series will look at life from every aspect. In this segment, gadgets are the primary focus.

Another thing to note is writing style may differ from time to time as it may be in the form of a story, a poem, prose poetry and so on. Readers are free to make suggestions and contributions. You can share your thoughts in the comment section below, send me an email, or contact me on social media.

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Viano Dee

Viano Dee is a non niche blogger, poet, songwriter and a hardcore romantic who believes that life is something that we all should be positive about. She writes about life generally with the hope that positive change will occur even if it's just in one person. Her write-ups could take any form: poetry, articles and even songs in ways that'll inspire you, resonate with you or tell a story while keeping you both informed and entertained.

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