Category Archives: Blurbs

Pope Francis on digital noise

On Ash Wednesday, the Holy Father offered some beautiful wisdom for technology-users everywhere. I was stunned by its simplicity: “We are inundated with empty words, with advertisements, with subtle messages. We have become used to hearing everything about everyone and we risk slipping into a worldliness that atrophies our hearts … We chase a thousand…

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People over product

Some history Some 2400 years ago, Plato composes “Phaedrus,” a critique citing the dangers of abandoning the oral tradition of learning. This warning is fully realized another millennium later when Hugh of St. Victor pens the “Didascalicon”as a guide for scholars who will soon be able to, beyond speaking, read and write Latin on transportable…

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