Re: A Very Peculiar Kind of Social Congress

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Wed Mar 14 2001 - 19:03:24 MST

> So the web can paradoxically enhance our ability to communicate *and*
> further isolate us. The real danger, it seems to me, is in believing
> it can only do one or the other."
> Jim F.

What the web adds to our ability to communicate, it subtracts from our
capability to commune; and although it further isolates us, it also
assimilates us with interest groups and mailing lists. No paradox... just
more complexity in the adaptive systems of human relations.


Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses: consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind,
free will

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