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04/05/2010

"Connected"

"Connected" is the triumphant cry these days. Connection has made people arrogant, impatient, hasty & presumptuous. I think in many ways connection has been disastrous.We have confused information (of which there is too much) with ideas (of which there are too few). I found out much more about the world and myself by being unconnected. Nothing I can say in protest against the proliferation of Connected' is the triumphant cry these days. Connection has made people arrogant, impatient, hasty & presumptuous. I think in many ways connection has been disastrous. We have confused information (of which there is too much) with ideas (of which there are too few). I found out much more about the world and myself by being unconnected...It is misleading, creating the illusion of knowledge, which is in fact the most profound ignorance. - Paul Theroux 

Posted via web from Jaroslav Cír