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Technophobia?

I follow Nathan Bransford's blog and he asked an intriguing question.

Why are so many Literary Writers Technophobic?


Of course, I had to answer. I always have an opinion!
I've posted my reply here or you can visit the website via the link above and read a whole lot more opinions.


I can see both sides. How's that for straddling the fence? My next gig will be politics. This conundrum reminds me of the setting of Fahrenheit 451. Yes, I will be that lady who goes up in flames for her books. I love to caress the pages, admire the art and care it took to create the actual book. Going deeper, I appreciate the actual experiences that lead to the stories I've enjoyed. A virtual adventure is never the equal of the real thing. How to describe the smells and sounds are tempered by what we've known in our past. Your past is not mine and vice versa. I appreciate technology for opening new worlds to me that I cannot afford or physically manage to visit. I appreciate the ease with which the internet makes possible for me to send my words out into the world. Like all things in life, there needs to be moderation. A melding of technology and experience, the virtual and the actual, is the best we can strive for. Afterall, the quill was once new technology.

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It is indeed strange to have a technophobia. Our generation today is full of modernized technology and wherever you go, there is a lot of machine and electronics. I don’t know how a person may survive his everyday having this such of fear. But one thing I know, it is really hard and sick. There is a lot of different hospitals nowadays that offering programs for patients who have phobias. We as a normal person, we should respect they because we don’t know their struggles.


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