tecnology

A Quote by Thomas Moore on intimacy, tecnology, production, progress, soul, connections, and efficiency

Technologies of the soul tend to be simple, bodily, slow and related to the heart as much as the mind.  Everything around us tells us we should be mechanically sophisticated, electronic, quick, and informational in our expressiveness - an exact antipode to the virtues of the soul.  It is no wonder, then, that in an age of telecommunications - which, by the way, literally means "distant connections" - we suffer symptoms of the loss of soul.  We are being urged from everyside to become efficient rather than intimate.

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

Source: SoulMates, Pages: xvii

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