Analog Reality, Digital Insanity
"Relax. It's OK, folks, the US government isn't going to try to take back control of the internet"
That's because you haven't got any control anyway.
Just the convenient perception.
Metaphore: As produced by the comic-mag Magician Mandrake it's mass hypnosis, a public perception that you are part of something bigger, when really it all just a big chat bot sucking your soul.
By comparison, It's more beneficial and rewarding to talk to yourself, but you cannot beat socialising in the real world. Don't let them take that away.