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April 24, 2012

Connecting in sips

There was a very interesting article in the Sunday New York times recently (“The Flight from Conversation” by Sherry Turkle, who is a psychologist and professor at M.I.T. and the author, most recently, of “Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other.”).  Here is a quote I found compelling:

 

We are tempted to think that our little “sips” of online connection add up to a big gulp of real conversation. But they don’t. E-mail, Twitter, Facebook, all of these have their places — in politics, commerce, romance and friendship. But no matter how ...


April 16, 2012

Vampires and Evangelism?

Easter is about Good News. You know as I was packing away all the Easter “stuff” until next year, while eating one of my daughter’s chocolate Easter eggs, I wondered, “How am I living into the Good News?