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Carnival of Distractions 3

OVERVIEW: It is an old cliche to suggest that we’re all just pawns in a gigantic scheme.  This is not […]

Welcome To A Facebook World: Part VI

This sixth installment of the WFW series is concerned with three hallmarks of the Web 2.0 culture: short attention spans, […]

Carnival Of Distractions 2

PRELIMINARY REMARKS: I begin with what may at first seem to be a harsh indictment.  Many citizens here in the […]

Welcome To A Facebook World

Pursuant to my “Critique of Facebook”, I’ve decided to offer a series of essays that investigates the implications of Web […]

Welcome To A Facebook World: Part II

When is the last time someone penned a love letter?  Written a poem?  Not just quickly jotting-down one’s thoughts “in […]

Welcome To A Facebook World: Part V

 Social networks should come with a flashing disclaimer: You are now so connected that your connectivity is no longer in […]

Welcome To A Facebook World: Part IV

Paving the Way For Big Brother?   When Google+ was launched in June of 2011, tens of thousands promptly clamored […]

Welcome To A Facebook World: Part III

THESIS: The Impending Extinction Of OID What follows may at first seem to be a Luddite jeremiad that can be […]

What Have We Done With The Enlightenment?

Scientifically, the Enlightenment was inaugurated by Copernicus and Newton…and culminated with the likes of Darwin and Maxwell.  Philosophically, the Enlightenment […]

A Critique of Facebook

 OVERVIEW: As a point of departure for any honest critique, it is in order to recognize the positive elements of […]

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