I’m eagerly awaiting a couple of books in the mail this week. One is the latest Rivers of London novel by Ben Aaronovich. The other is The Life We’re Looking For by Andy Crouch. Crouch was indispensable for me at the beginning of Covidtide; I still revisit some of what he wrote back in early 2020. This new book almost looks like some kind of “rule of life” when it comes to technology and community.
Here’s a taste of his argument:
It almost sounds like modern Marshall McLuhan, really. And he’d probably agree with this recent Frazz strip by Jef Mallett:
(image from gocomics.com)