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The Hypocritical Luddism Post

The fantastic growth of technology is shrinking the world. Far off places, cultures, and people can be seen, heard, and felt in minutes if not seconds. Where once there was wonder and mystery now fiber optic lines and digital networks appear. I fear this technological revolution is killing us and our collective cultures with nothing more than a simple polyphonic ring tone; just as the drums beat and work bell slowly killed us lifestyle previously. Every time we answer the our cell phones we make the world smaller and more interconnected, one day soon everyone will hear a single ring in our head to tell us homogenization has come.

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