The Big Hug



The compression cradle looks like a remnant of a world that we haven’t seen yet but that we could soon live in. One in which the mechanical touch can be an antidote for today’s “connection forever”, a behavior that has triggered a solitary disconnection with ourselves.

Compression Carpet was presented at the Festival of the Impossible, an exhibition in San Francisco that explored the future relationship between man and machine.

We are a people of lonely people. 8.5 million Italians live in complete solitude (40% widowers, 39% single or single, 21% separated), while more than one in three families, 31.6%, is made up of one person. According to the Istat Report of 2018, about 3 million people say they do not have a network of friends, nor a support network, nor do they participate in a network of volunteer associations.

The data coming from the world are even more alarming…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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