"Selfie" 2013 Word of the Year

Selfie 2013 Word of the Year

Think about it. If you used the word selfie in a conversation 10 years, no one would know what you are talking about. Now "selfie" has become the Oxford Dictionary 2013 Word of the Year.

Why do we feel the need to constantly post "selfies" on our social-media pages? For admiration? To make our friends jealous? For validation? Maybe "selfies" are a sign of self-worship? Pop Psychologists will argue on their magazine columns or blogs for years to come.

As the social-media generation, have we completely lost our ability to distinguish our true desires from those which are manufactured for us? When I am interested in something, is it "I" who is interested, or are my interests manufactured for me?
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