Thinking Things Through — Michael J. Findley

The Internet is blamed for creating shallow thinking, with chatrooms and social networks. However, people were just as shallow in 1974. The opportunity to share information through the Internet can, if the opportunity is used properly, create deeper thinking. In 1974, if you wished to end a discussion, you had to either walk away or …

Book Review of The Shallows, What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains, by Nicholas Carr

Men's minds and thinking are getting shallower all the time, but it's wrong to blame that on the Internet. Many things are just as powerful as the Internet in changing our lives and our thought patterns. Rock music, television, video games and addiction (alcoholism) still play a greater role in "shallowing" the mind than the …