Wired posted an interesting interview with cyberculture writer Douglas Rushkoff, whose book Program or be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age just got added to my must-read list.
Will Ebooks Destroy the Democratizing Effects of Reading?
If you are not paying for it, you’re not the customer; you’re the product being sold.
In religion and politics people’s beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue but have taken them at second-hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions about them were not worth a brass farthing.
Islamic Sharia Law Court Opens in Belgium
Where there is evidence, no one speaks of ‘faith’. We do not speak of faith that two and two are four or that the earth is round. We only speak of faith when we wish to substitute emotion for evidence.
Rupture With Vatican Reveals a Changed Ireland
You can safely assume that you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.
Ideas Are Overrated