When my phone got damaged, I cried. I don't know why. It has sort of been a constant for me through the last few years. I got it when I was in the tight grip of a bad bout of depression. It has seen me at my most empty. And I at its own. But it just needed charging. It was my line to the people who cared about me and wanted me to get better. I grew attached to it. But the same thing happened when I scratched the screen on my MP3 Player when I'd only had it for a few days. And when my old phone broke and fell silent. And when I lost my favourite nail file on my way home from work.
Materialism - In philosophy the theory of materialism holds that the only thing that exists is matter; that all things are composed of material and all phenomena (including consciousness) are the result of material interactions. In other words, matter is the only substance.
I blinked at the screen, thinking back. There have definitely been and definitely are people I care about. Images of pe