Technology: and the fall of the gerontocracy

It’s easy to sit back in ones rocking chair, knitting needles in hand, with the radio blasting in the background while viciously condemning the technology of the new age. A familiar and vivid image for some, completely unfounded for others. For years the gerontocracy has been sounding the alarm of the effects new technology has on the brains of the “young ones”, warning that without severe moderation and control of this infernal technology the fabric of our culture may wash away. On the other hand, perhaps not. What if our improvements are actually that? What if the aids and advancements in technology actually lend aid to further advanced educational pursuits? Well, that would change everything. Continue reading “Technology: and the fall of the gerontocracy”