We’ve asked a similar question before:
After talking about this question on the podcast, I was personally left with mixed feelings. Both arguments — for and against — resonated with me. Perhaps the question isn’t as black and white as I was hoping.
The question came-up in my mind, again, after seeing this interview of Jack White by Conan O’Brien:
Jack White Doesn’t Want Cell Phones At His Concerts
Some interesting thoughts.
As technology rapidly swallows every facet of our lives, I find it interesting to see the diversity of responses. While this response isn’t an outright denial or suppression of technology altogether, he (and his fans included) recognizes the value of ‘being present’ and ‘in the moment.’