Archive for Changing Visions

Cultural Cognitive Models Now—Settling the Fight Between Humanism and Post-liberalism

In the past four months or so, I have read five books that seem to circle the same debate: humanism versus post-humanism or post-liberalism. Honestly, I did not set out to investigate this debate; it just happened. In one case, an author was so biased that I was motivated to read a book that countered […]

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Bulleting “The Organized Mind”—Externalizing Mind

Welcome back to my multi-part blog series wherein I will briefly discuss bullet points taken from Daniel Levitin’s 2014 book entitled The Organized Mind—Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload. In this installment we will look at Levitin’s take on externalizing the mind. Levitin suggests that one effective way of organizing the mind is […]

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Summarizing “Hamlet’s BlackBerry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age” (part 9)

I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday. To refresh your memory, here’s my “sum the sum” from part 8 of my summary of Hamlet’s Blackberry: Here are four reasons to turn off the TV: heart issues, eating issues, learning issues, and fun issues. One of the first communications technologies centered on the oral […]

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