Apr 26, 2012

The Flight From Conversation
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Written by : Pat Novak| 0 | Technology, Wellness

“WE live in a technological universe in which we are always communicating. And yet we have sacrificed conversation for mere connection.”

 

We use technology to keep one another at distances we can control: not too close, not too far, just right: the Goldilocks effect.

 

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 valuable, they do not substitute for conversation.

See on www.nytimes.com

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Pat Novak

Intuitive Counselor/Mentor for over twenty years.I Create, Curate and Integrate Content on the Human and Digital Experience. Inspiration, Enchantment and Shadow. I love people, thrive on exercise, the outdoors and time alone.
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Intuitive Counselor/Mentor for over twenty years. I Create, Curate and Integrate Content on the Human and Digital Experience. Inspiration, Enchantment and Shadow. I love people, thrive on exercise, the outdoors and time alone.

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