Updated: Aug 6
Video from Jonathan Pageau
"Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times #1 internationally bestselling author of 23 thrillers including the Orphan X series. In this video, we discuss a recent graphic novel he wrote called New Think. It covers some of the dangers of technology in our current culture, through the lens of agency and attention. We also talk about politics, propaganda, and community. New Think (paperback): https://www.amazon.com/New-Think-1-Gr... Gregg Hurwitz website: https://gregghurwitz.net/ My links: https://linktr.ee/jonathanpageau Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Coming up next... 00:01:07 - Introduction 00:05:38 - Dystopia now 00:07:27 - Agency in technology 00:11:24 - Bonding and community 00:18:40 - Purity and an organic balance between inside and outside 00:27:05 - Tiktok 00:28:31 - Religion is always about attention first 00:31:46 - Artificial intelligence and a common experience 00:37:19 - Speaking with different kinds of people 00:45:56 - Finding balance 00:50:04 - Procedural memory 01:05:13 - Politics and storytelling 01:12:41 - What I mean by "Go to church" 01:19:38 - Bringing fiction to life" from video introduction
How dangerous are our smart phones? Do they provide and represent things in the world that are inherently sinful and bad for people? Gregg Hurwitz shares his thoughts.