The Unseen Anchor: Finding Purpose in the Digital Drift

Gholamreza Zare
12 min readNov 11, 2023

Picture this: you’ve just spent an entire day diving deep into the endless sea of your social media feeds, emerging only for the occasional snack or bathroom break. As you resurface into the real world, you realize you’ve journeyed far and wide across the digital waves yet haven’t moved an inch in the grand ocean of life. Welcome to the modern age — a dazzling, dizzying whirlpool where ‘busyness’ masks the gaping void of purposelessness. It’s like you’re on a luxury cruise liner decked out with every imaginable amusement. Yet, you’re drifting aimlessly because…

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Gholamreza Zare

Tech enthusiast & writer on a journey of self-improvement and software engineering. Reach me at ghrzarea@gmail.com. Explore more: https://amazon.com/author/zare