cafe public intellectual

Home » Uncategorized » The Only Exception: Does Love Exist in Cyberspace?

The Only Exception: Does Love Exist in Cyberspace?

“Falling” in love is a sort of a rite of passage in adolescence so almost always every adolescent in the world has experienced “love.” However, love seems complicated in cyberspace owing to the latter’s virtual nature.
What better song to capture this experience than The Only Exception by Paramore? The song talks about pining for someone who is not real or for someone whose existence is only “real” in cyberspace. But what happens to love if it is mediated by the impersonal internet or computer? Is love any less real in this situation?

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: