The Lost Art of Conversation

Thursday, 30 Aug 2012

According to Mortimer Adler, "Of all things that human beings do, conversing with one another is the most characteristically human." Unfortunately, the art of conversation has fallen on hard times in our day. Virtual conversations abound’we watch talking heads on television or listen to people debate the issues of the day on talk radio’but how often do any of us really get the chance to converse with other human beings about the truly significant things pertaining to life and eternity? Too often, when we do have the opportunity for actual face-to-face interaction, we steer away ...

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