I just read an article which referenced the fact that the first text message was sent 25 years ago. The article also referenced the hundreds of billions of text messages sent daily now.
With that fresh in my mind another article caught my attention and specifically the narrative, “With the increasing speed of our culture, it is often easy to forget that this process of cause and effect occurs. In Buddhism, we call this karma. Words cannot be controlled once they leave our lips, and they always affect the environment, other people and ourselves in both seen and unseen ways.