Conversations I Wish I Had

You are Not Really Alone

What can you do with anthropology?

Most people may believe that the city has way too many people and that’s it’s too hectic to live in. But most fail to realize that living in a city can surprisingly be the loneliest place to live. Individuals can easily become lost within the large morning crowds of school children, business personal, construction workers, and early morning shoppers. To escape it all, it is easy to duck your head down and avoid the eye contact on the subway as stated by Erin B Taylor in her analysis, “Alone in the city: How we create personal space in the madding crowd”.

Living in a big city all my life, I have tried to duck the casual conversations from tourists and natives of the New York City area. I have failed. I am not antisocial but the city environment gives me the opportunity to be alone, but still enjoy the sense…

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