article about the cognitive effects of the internet…

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200807/google I just read this article and wanted to make sure I bookmarked it. The article describes the cognitive effects of widespread internet use. The author is not a Luddite; he points out positive as well as negative aspects of the web. He also traces how other changes in the media affected thought processes; such … Continue reading article about the cognitive effects of the internet…

an article that will get your attention…

The Mountain Sentinel: energy depletion, sustainability, fascism, socioeconomic collapse, democracy, equality, activism, peak oil. This article is simultaneously scary as hell and hopeful. We are indeed addicted to technology and I suspect this is natural for Humans; technology is one of the traits that sets us apart from other creatures (stone age tools are a … Continue reading an article that will get your attention…

an interesting quote and some of my random thoughts…

A quote from St. John Chrysostom that I saw on Jim Wallis' blog... "Search the scriptures." ... Their meaning is not expressed superficially or set forth in their literal sense, but, like a treasure, lies buried at a great depth. This reinforces some of my recent reading (Borg etc). When read with excessive literalism the … Continue reading an interesting quote and some of my random thoughts…