Is Google Making Us Stupid? – The Atlantic (July/August 2008)

Nietzsche replied, “our writing equipment takes part in the forming of our thoughts.” Under the sway of the machine, writes the German media scholar Friedrich A. Kittler , Nietzsche’s prose “changed from arguments to aphorisms, from thoughts to puns, from rhetoric to telegram style.”

via Is Google Making Us Stupid? – The Atlantic (July/August 2008).

So is the Internet affecting our ability to concentrate? Above it says the equipment has a role in forming our thoughts. Does how we consume those thoughts affect how our brains work?



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