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Smartphones And Human Suffering: the Intended Consequences of Progress

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Holly Blomberg

Contributing Writer at Indie Writer
I aim to speak truth to power unconstrained by ideology or dogma. As Emerson said, “Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world.”
Holly Blomberg
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Rechargeable batteries, what a marvelous convenience! More earth friendly, less waste, powering so many things in our modern world— what’s not to like? As it so happens, quite a lot. The commercials for our bright and shiny baubles don’t talk about the Congo. Outsiders have long coveted the wealth of natural resources found in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Foreign entities preying on this “resource curse” have destabilized the country for hundreds of years. An ongoing…

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