Lithium Kids

Commuting on buses and underground, day after day, I noticed the progressive shift when more and more travellers started withdrawing into an introvert world cutting them totally from their outside environment. The posture is always the same: the bending angle of the head, the position of the hand, the overwhelming stillness of their bodies. The face and the screen then seem to mirror each other within the strange glow emanating from the phone. Lithium, which is also used for the batteries, is now one of the most precious rare minerals on the planet, with massive mines in China, and in the high altitude deserts of Chile. Its aura is technological and serves a mystical force where individuals lose themselves in contemplation.

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