I often find that many people are far too fearful of putting away the distractions and having a very deep conversation about the true reality of life. I used to be that way, until I faced that fear and now I cannot go back to the distractions. I want to be 100% self-aware at all times, no matter how painful it may be. I absolutely cannot live in a fairy tale state of mind. Those who are not self aware have a hard time seeing the tyranny being done to them everyday.
Here is a video talking more about this.