Choosing Determinism

I simply note that the charge of technological determinism requires a much longer discussion. It was McLuhan, after all, who affirmed, “There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening.” And it is, of course, important to take economic and political factors into consideration when one contemplates what is happening.

https://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/how-facebook-deforms-us
I like this article about FB and media ecology because it places significance on the author’s unwillingness to act as the crux of the matter.

The quote above, about technological determinism is relevant in this time because many articles you read about ubiquitous technology have already given in, and assume determinism in their perspective, and their thought process.

More: Maybe “determinism” is just a failure to educate the youth?

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