Provocative essay. "When we follow the connections - when we allow the experience of knowing to take us somewhere, accepting the risk that we will be changed along the way - knowledge can give rise to meaning. and if there is an antidote to boredom, it is not information, but meaning."
What good is information? - On my morning bus into town, every teenager and every grown-up sits there staring into their little infinity machine: a pocket-sized window onto more words than any of us could ever read, more music than we could ever listen to, more pictures of people getting naked than we could ever get off to. Until a [...]The post What good is information? appeared first on Aeon Magazine. http://ow.ly/2ErXvD
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