Loneliness in an age of connectivity: is the rise of loneliness a problem?
With loneliness being reported by nearly half of Americans, loneliness is an ever-growing condition of modern living. Should loneliness be embraced, or is loneliness a health crisis that needs to be urgently addressed and discussed?
Co-sponsored with Richmond Public Library and Richmond Community Services
Christopher Ludwig is a highly accomplished composer, producer, flutist and poet. He is also the creator and owner of Ludwig Recordings. Mr. Ludwig holds bachelor degrees in music and in education, as well as a master's degree in composition from the University of British Columbia. Some of Ludwig’s teachers include renowned Canadian composers Stephen Chatman, Larry Nickel and Robert Pritchard. He is currently an associate composer of the Canadian Music Centre.
About the Philosophers' Café
Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.