The opportunity to offer a personal retrospective on the website is a happy and welcome thing, if here emphatically personal. Anglicans Online’s inner workings were always a group effort of deep magic.
Technology presents us with opportunities, but also significant challenges.
How are we going to help those people who are seeking Christ online? How can the Church make the most of this opportunity?
Virginia Heffernan's Magic and Loss attempts to chronicle a tectonic shift through a series of essays on the experience of the Internet as art.
"While the production and use of pornography has always been a problem, in recent years its impact has grown exponentially, in large part due to the Internet and mobile technology. Some have even described it as a public health crisis."
I wonder if the unencumbered thirst for knowledge that is so glorified in our culture has brought with it an inclination towards vice, or a particular kind of vice, that might otherwise go under the radar.
With so much data and so many voices, we each have knowledge formerly hard-won by decades of specialization. With some new fact or temptation perpetually beckoning, we may be the superficial avatars of an A.D.D. culture.