Surviving Technopolis

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Essays on Finding Balance in Our New Man-Made Environments

By:Arthur W., III Hunt
Pages:128
Publisher:Pickwick Publications
Dimensions:152mm x 229mm
ISBN:9781620327142

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Technopolis has no end in view other than bigger, faster, newer, and more. While giving us many material benefits–at least in the short run–in its wake are spiritual loss, alienation, and devastation. These essays not only evaluate Technopolis, but also seek wisdom to cope with our new human-made environments. Positively stated, they offer suggestions on how to bring us back into balance. Some of our best wisdom in analyzing Technopolis can be found in the voices of the Christian humanists. Unlike Enlightenment humanism, which tends to be human-centered, Christian humanism is concerned with the role of humankind within God’s created order. G. K. Chesterton, T. S. Eliot, J. R. R. Tolkien, and C. S. Lewis represent this tradition. They, and others like them, understood that technological progress with no clear telos obscures what Eliot called “the permanent things.” Surviving Technopolis means restoring the things closest to us–those old identity-forming institutions of home, church, and community.

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Dimensions 229 × 152 mm
Pages

128

By

Arthur W., III Hunt

Publisher

Pickwick Publications

Dimensions

152mm x 229mm

ISBN

9781620327142