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don_socalAugust 8, 2012

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.

Gertrude Stein

Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.

R. Buckminster Fuller

I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.

John F. Kennedy

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.

Albert Einstein

The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it.

Edward R. Murrow

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mawheel

Each of these quotes speaks truth.

In today's world, there is such an overload of information, that eventually, we become blase/inured/hardened to things that we really should pay attention to.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2012 at 7:23AM
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anneliese_32(6)

Technology would be alright if it would be used for the right reasons, but all to often it's the opposite.
I know I skim quit often the news and miss things I should read because there is just too much unimportand info mixed in.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2012 at 8:34AM
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lilosophie

We forget that information is not knowledge and knowledge is not wisdom

    Bookmark   August 8, 2012 at 9:23AM
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