Readings

Here are some readings from scholarly and popular sources to motivate classroom discussions. Have you used one of these articles in your class? Please click “leave a reply” to tell your (and your students’) impressions. Have a suggestion for other reading material? Contact us!

Hamlet’s Blackberry

In this book, Powers argues that many Westerners have been living as “digital maximalists,” with a belief that we should avoid ever being disconnected. He reflects on how devices interrupt his own family life and shares lessons from Plato, Seneca, Shakespeare, and others on how to nurture more introspection.