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From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 06:48:26 +0100

                Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 67.
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         Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 06:37:47 +0100
         From: ubiquity <ubiquity_at_HQ.ACM.ORG>
         Subject: Ubiquity 7.23

This Week in Ubiquity:

Volume 7, Issue 23
June 20, 2006 - June 26, 2006

UBIQUITY ALERT: Coping with Innovative Technology

Arun-Kumar Tripathi writes: "The flood of information today threatens to
overflow, suffocate and even obliterate actual reality, says the
University of Montana philosophy professor Albert Borgmann. The
'lightness' of technological information seems bent on overcoming the
'moral gravity' and 'material density' that real things naturally
possess and that demand our mindful engagement. Albert Borgmann is not
asking us to abandon technological information. But he is calling us to
link it effectively to 'things and practices' that provide for our
material and spiritual well-being." Go to

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Ubiquity Volume 7, Issue 23 (June 20, 2006 - June 26, 2006)
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