This is awful. These two were more devoted to an online fake kid than to their very own child, their flesh and blood. It is just so tragic and it makes me angry. It is a sad commentary on culture today. People are always "connected," must have cell phones glued to their ears, must be gaming, must be texting, must carry around devices so they can have "connections" to the Net and others not present, all the while ignoring real people around them and not interacting with said people. It is so sad and indicates that we have taken this way to isolate ourselves with technology to a whole new level, a step down and in the wrong direction.
"Internet Addicts Guilty Of Starving Baby To Death
SKorean Internet Addicts Convicted Of Abandoning 3-month-old Daughter Who Starved To Death
(AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A South Korean couple were convicted Friday of abandoning their newborn daughter, who starved to death while they addictively played an online game raising a virtual child."...
Entire article here: cbsnews.com/stories/2010/05/28/ap/asia/main6527258.shtml