Written by Lydia Serrant, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom
1. Community is Crucial
Loneliness is at record levels in the modern world. Due to technology, face-to-face socialization has steadily declined over the past 20 years.
Loneliness was not likely a problem in ancient societies. Families rarely left their home village and there were no smartphones. Studies have revealed drops in IQ and rises in early death for individuals that socially isolate.