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  •  There are important exceptions that make the (4+ / 0-)

    gadgets great. Being a MI grandma to a California toddler I am skype grateful.  I already loved idea of Skype just thinking of those separated by oceans or war, but now for selfish reasons.

    Those in person hugs and giggles are most precious of all... but  via skype I got her first  bye bye wave and so on. The other day we got to sing the ABC song....

    Connection with a sick friend, great deal. In fact connection for those who can't get out...a blessing.
    technology is great when we can't be together. Thew drain is when we are together and turn to technology instead.

    Kind of like many things. I say about religion that the problem is that it serves too often as a barrier to spirit, not a bridge. Guess it works to say that technology too often works as a barrier to connection and not a bridge.

    Here's to bridges...

    •  Agreed. (0+ / 0-)

      I love technology.

      I just detest that it is becoming a social plague.

      The uses for it are astounding, as are the abuses.

      You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. -Morpheus/The Matrix

      by Kaos on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 06:50:09 AM PST

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