The Questions Concerning TechnologyA set of 41 questions drafted with a view to helping us draw out the moral or ethical implications of our tools.
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It’s a dangerous business going online. You step into the Database, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off t…
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Surviving the Show: Illich And The Case For An Askesis of Perception Attending to the world is an embodied practice involving our senses, and how we experience our senses has a history. The upshot is that we might be abl…
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It was something.
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The Convivial Society: Vol. 2, No. 9
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The Answer Is Not More InformationMy point turns out to be relatively straightforward: may be you and I don’t need more information. And, if we think that the key to navigating uncerta…
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This time around I’m passing along a slightly expanded version of a short talk I had the pleasure of giving at a virtual event hosted by the Future Nar…
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Your Attention Is Not a ResourceHere is a proposition for you to consider: you and I have exactly as much attention as we need. In fact, I’d invite you to do more than consider it. T…
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Impossible SilencesIn this installment, I reflect on the challenge of speaking online in the absence of meaningful silences. The point is not, in this case, to complain a…
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Hello all, I’m experimenting again, this time with a relatively impromptu discussion group around an article by Illich rather than a book. And rather t…
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The Paradox of ControlExploring the paradox of control, which is the subject of German sociologist Hartmut Rosa’s recent book, The Uncontrollability of the World. It’s a sho…
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Reading Illich: "Rivers North" Synchronous Thread (1 p.m. EST)Hello all, This synchronous discuss thread on Rivers North of the Future will begin in just under an hour from now at 1PM (EST). The thread is o…
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