Long long ago before the world wasn't inhabited by cyber machines, information was spread-ed across grey matter of humans and was very difficult to dissect it and trust it. Moreover in the quest to find answers of question sometimes diluted the question itself and the intellectual data was lost in transition and sometimes in cold blood, leading to less informed masses than today’s denizens.
Just imagine holding a hulking dictionary to understand narratives with thorough connotation and build vocabulary along the way, or carrying a whole book of machinery or maps on the go. These examples should trigger the readers to take a pause and think how fortunate we are to have information at our finger tips
A lonely person will still be lonely, a depressed person will short for intellectual emotions and lack ideas and lost in general until he develops a mutual affection with Google to start with.