The article “The End of Solitude: by William Deresiewicz speaks of a concern of many people, the fear of isolation. The article states that people have the terrible fear of being alone and with the introduction of the internet this all changes. With great distances that used to cause for dread, is now easily allowing communication with people that have the same interests. The article put it best when it stated that parents can stay in touch with far flung friend and gay teens can feel like they are not so strange. With all the portable technology we are no longer alone, and with the growing technology the problem of isolation is slowly dwindling where it is not that hard to be connected, solving the fears of many.