Forge
Published in

Forge

Watching the War Won’t Stop It

How to turn doom-scrolling into ‘do-scrolling’

OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP via Getty Images

I can’t stop watching. The shattered skylines, and lives, of Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odessa, and other Ukrainian cities fill my TV screen, my laptop, my smartphone. Even when I press mute, I can still hear the fear in the voice of a terrified child or the quiet determination of a resistance fighter.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Eric Weiner

Eric Weiner

Philosophical Traveler. Recovering Malcontent. Author of four books, including my latest: “The Socrates Express.”