Unformatted text preview: from the desktop, from social convention, from the boring guy in front of them — Mr. Powers saw “a kind of imprisonment.” I think when Carr uses the word “imprisonment” he means that even though all these people are out of the offices for the weekend, they are still in a prison of modern technology, as we all are. It is to the point where we are ignoring the people around us and paying more attention to the digital world. A lot of psychologist say that most of our problems come with the fact that none of us are living in the now. In fact, most of us are living in the future. Because of technology, we are always distracted and not taking a look at the world that is happening around us. Our eyes are glued to the future, not the past....
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Sierra during the Winter '08 term at Rutgers.
- Winter '08