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WHI-1106 | Scatterbrains

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In his book The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains, Nicolas Carr writes, "When we go online we enter an environment that promotes cursory reading, hurried and distracted thinking and superficial learning. The net seizes our attention, only to scatter it. We become mindless consumers of data." On this edition of the program, the hosts discuss this disturbing trend as it relates to our understanding of the faith. How can we become true disciples if we are all becoming superficial learners? How are we to be people of the Book in the age of Google?

In his book The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains, Nicolas Carr writes, "When we go online we enter an environment that promotes cursory reading, hurried and distracted thinking and superficial learning. The net seizes our attention, only to scatter it. We become mindless consumers of data." On this edition of the program, the hosts discuss this disturbing trend as it relates to our understanding of the faith. How can we become true disciples if we are all becoming superficial learners? How are we to be people of the Book in the age of Google?




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PROGRAM AUDIO

[audio:http://www.whitehorseinn.org/whiarchives/2012whi1106jun17.mp3|titles=WHI 1106|artists=White Horse Inn]


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