Stoic News

By Dave Kelly

Tuesday, May 11, 2004

Internet Addiction: a vice which results from the intense desire (pathos) to be connected.

Unplugging the Addiction to Information Overload - [via dappled things]

"Levy is all but helpless, he says, when new e-mail arrives. He feels obliged to open it. He is similarly hooked on the news, images and nonsense that spill out of the Internet. He is also a receiver and sometimes a transmitter of "surfer's voice," the blanched prattling of someone on the phone while diddling around on the Web."

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