Monday, June 16, 2008

Is Google making us stupid?

GREAT thought-provoking article in The Atlantic recently. . .

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200807/google

Warning: Its long and you're not going to feel tempted to skim it or skip it, which will prove the author's point!

San Luis Obispo Classical Academy exists because we believe that reading good books is a necessary prerequisite for deep thinking and deep thinking is a necessary prerequisite for wisdom and wisdom is so desperately needed in our world today.

The pull of the electronic is so, so strong. This summer discipline yourself and your family to sit down and read some good books.