My Enemy is My Neighbor: Becoming a Good Samaritan

Posted August 24, 2017 7:24 pm by Anthony S. Layne

My Enemy is My Neighbor: Becoming a Good Samaritan

“Who is my neighbor?” Today, I think, this question is more pertinent than ever. Social media is great at creating the illusion that we’re all in each other’s back pocket. But it comes at the cost of making friendship more of an abstraction, as we make “friends” of people who are little more than an avatar on a screen, sharing our thoughts and feelings with people with whom we’ve never shared a cup of coffee. We connect with the virtual neighborhood of social media because we’re disconnected from our real neighbors.
The Catholic and the Neighborhood
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