drieuxster (drieuxster) wrote,

Are YOU that HIGH yet???

Hey kids, hot new buzz! Google Is Making YOU Stoopid
I had thought it was just me.

In reading the cover story in the new issue of The Atlantic, however, I have learned that I am not alone. There are at least two of us who have forgotten how to read.
Now, author Nicholas Carr posits a new theory. In "Is Google Making Us Stupid?" he notes that he and many of his

literary friends report the same experience, leading him to wonder if the Internet is not rewiring our very brains, not altering the hard drive of the human computer. The culture of hyperlinks, blogs and search engines that return more results than you could read in a lifetime is, he argues, changing the way we read and, indeed, think.

[ cf Is Google Making Us Stupid? Maybe ]
WOW, it's all Google's Fault!!!

And to think, once upon a time it use to be merely ALLL of the Evil Liberals, and teh Evil Liberal MainStream Media....

Now I want to FEEL for the freaking writer, as he had an assignment to read Scott McClellen's Book... And well, gosh, if you read it, and are not worrying that you feel that much more stoopid... well, gosh, maybe you have missed most of the last 40 years since the fun of watching all of the happy songs of 1967 turn to the Tet Offensive of 1968, which as we all know, we WON, because of course, They Lost, and yet, even with that additional victory it would take Nixon winning a second term for him to finally find the sort of Peace With Honor, that the rest of the intervening years has been, well, you know.


You know, like Richard M. Nixon, the '68 Peace Candidate.

So what if there was more going on than, well, merely the fact that there is more going on???

What if a core part of the problem is that the Revisionist keep trying to turn Jefferson into some sort of Space Alien, so that as an undocumented worker from another planet, it is not like one would have to deal with him as an actual founding father involved in the 'original intentions of the founding fathers'....

You know, so like the Supreme's would feel safer that they would not look as STOOPID trying to warn us that some ruling of the court leads, inevitably to 'masturbation causes terrorism'. { google for Scalia, do your own home work, get over the emotional trauma of it all. }

Ah yes....

If only america were the budding 19th Century that it has always been, then there would be none of these complex complicating things, and folks would not feel stoopid having first defended McClellen for having been the new Ari Fleischer, and then having to deal with the fact that the lack of reasoning back then still looks no better upon review and reflection, and that no amount of blaming it all on
I Was ONLY Following Orders!
They Made Me Do IT!
will wash away the sheer folly of it all.

So who knows, someday folks may wind up deciding that Reason be Gooder.

Thank GOD we have RoboBushCheney
They Shiney!!!

They make us all feel smarter.
Tags: bushcheney2008, education, epistemology, war

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