Human interaction seems to be nothing more than superficial banter these days, especially in big cities where the hustle and bustle supercede the notion of actually getting to know another person. One has to wonder what kind of relationship someone must maintain with friends and loved ones when ninety percent of his or her day consists of phrases like, “Hello” and “How are you?” It would appear as though key talking points are the weather, how one is doing (like the questioner really cares), and how one has been or what one has been up to. Once these useless pleasantries are out of the way, so is one to the other and life goes on. Can you think of the last time you actually sat and had a meaningful conversation with someone? When was the last time you discussed your passions with another person and had that joy reciprocated? Hit the link for more…

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