Posted: May 03, 2018 5:05 am
by surreptitious57
Dynalon wrote:
surreptitious57 wrote:
The advancement of technology will inevitably raise moral questions about its use. I presume it is why humanists objected to your ideas for making the world a more rational place. Although we dont have to look to the future to
see the negative consequences of interacting with machines as this is happening now. The internet has completely transformed the way we communicate but it is not exclusively a force for good

I suppose the fact that epics like the Odyssey or the Manas or the Mahabharata no longer crop up in our time might be
a cost of shedding the oral tradition in favor of writing. But do you want to give literacy up

My goal in life is knowledge acquisition so I most definitely do not want to give literacy up. Also I dont think that the demarcation between fiction and non fiction is absolute. The great works of literature are only superficially fictional
because they contain fundamental truths about the human condition