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What “Old Books” Have to Teach Us About Being Human in the 21st Century

LITERATURE MATTERS

Michael S. Rose

September 2021

Although we have more books available to us than at any time in history, fewer and fewer of us read great literature, distracted as we are by screens.

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A Perfect Media Maelstrom

VIRTUAL TORNADO LEAVES 160 DEAD

Eric Brende

July-August 2021

The Joplin tornado of May 2011 showed the populace had come to rely on media in place of their own eyeballs for weather reports.

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All the World Is Staged

CULTURAL COUNTERPOINT

Jason M. Morgan

May 2021

Most of us probably spend more time each day looking at screens than at anything, or anyone, else. Our thinking is curdled out of online scenarios.

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