Tag: addiction

  • New is dangerous, old is noble

    The flood of print has turned reading into a process of gulping rather than savoring.  ~Warren Chappell (1904-1991) I find that people have a curious attitude towards new ways of doing things. If I were to tell you that part of my job is to remain informed by reading journals on the study of adolescence, […]

  • iPhone, Your New Cigarettes

    The parallels between the iPhone in 2011 and cigarettes in the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s are stunning. It’s iconic. It’s celebrated as the cool thing. It’s a status symbol. It’s celebrated in the media. It’s manufacturer is getting rich. There are cheap imitations. (Sorry Android users) It’s addicting, but not viewed as a serious […]