Criticism of Social Media is … Going Viral

The latest in a recent surge of worrisome analyses of how having our snouts buried in our smartphones all day (or 80 times a day on average) is a Bad Thing.

via Does each click of attention cost a bit of ourselves? | Aeon Essays

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Extend This Metaphor at Your Peril… Dennett – “Philosophy as the Las Vegas of Rational Inquiry”

“What happens in philosophy stays in philosophy, mostly”

Methinks this is a fun metaphor hiding an unworthy passive aggressive swipe at Sam Harris’s (and Robert Sapolsky’s) public critique of the concept of free will

Daniel Dennett – Philosophy as the Las Vegas of Rational Inquiry