I know that absence might
make the heart grow fonder
or is it ‘out of sight’
out of mind’ I wonder1 – The Darkness
I actually consider it a cultural task not unworthy of a philosopher to present to the broadest possible public a certain intellectual opinion on and absorption in precisely the most superficial and everyday phenomena.2 – Georg Simmel
Absence is not necessarily a good or bad thing in a relationship. It is entirely dependent on the type of relationship – friend, colleague, work, home, school, Internet. There are all manner of relationships that humans have in a lifetime, with people and with things. Social networks present a layered relationship. They create and/or develop relationships between people within a ...