Sunday, February 18, 2007

You might also be interested in a short story written by E.M. Forster in 1909. It describes a world of fabricated belief in which hands-on experience and engagement are no longer required or desired. The Machine Stops (link) presents a frightening view of a future society in which comfort, entertainment and distraction have become more important than the hands-on experience of reality.

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