segunda-feira, janeiro 24, 2005

Technology is drug...

Technology is drug.
We can't get enough of it.
We feed it to our Kids and Watch them grow on a forced diet of desensitisation. Switch on the tv and someone will tell you 50,000 people died in India.
Two seconds later you're watching a comedy.
Technology can do that. It gives us simulated realities that make us oblivious to the real world.
Heroin does the same thing. So do most classe-A drugs. Basically, we are all addicts-addicted to the comfort and convenience that technology provides- addicted to the notion that progress is directly related to the size of your computer screen. Of course it is. We must be right. We come from the developed world. We're alread developed. Sure.Then again,wealthy kids in America Shoot each other. Poor Kids in Soweto can't stop smiling.
So who's developed?
... When I look in front of me, I see two paths-
spiritual or material. Two worlds- developed or developed or
developing.You decide which is which.We're still in the wake of millenium paranoia- earthquakes,floods, end-of-world scenarios, cult suicides, viral diseases that eat into our computar realities.This is our developed world.
Then, as Nelson Mandela says, "we are free to be free."
I guess we make our own prophecies.

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