It's obvious I enjoy the web! I Facebook, email, and blog.
Recently, I read a book called Overconnected: The promise and the threat of the Internet by William H. Davidow. I highly recommend it.
It's not just about the web. Instead, the premise is that the web is just the latest of "connecters" starting with railroads (newspapers, television, interstate highways, airlines). All have reduced the isolation of our daily interactions: social, financial and political.
Check it out.