I find it useful to ask of any technology that is marketed as indispensable, What problem does it solve for me? Will it advantages outweigh its disadvantages? Will it alter my habits and language, and if so, for better or worse? … I will use technology when I judge it to be in my favor to do so. I resist being used by it. In some cases I may have moral objections. But in most instances, my objection is practical, and reason tells me to measure the results from that point of view.


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