Just as simple technologies have been abandoned for more beneficial advancements, so should we jettison institutions, laws, philosophies, and cultures which no longer incubate human flourishing. Continue reading How the Toothbrush Mirrors Societal Progress: An Oral History
In joining the fight against the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, one graduate student discovers the psychological power of proper stories, and how their equally impressive ability to challenge practices, were essential to improving medical outcomes. Continue reading Medicine Alone Can’t Beat Diseases. We Need Stories Too.
Like never before has technology been able to bring people together, from all over the world; yet, we struggle to resists its use as a way to alienate ourselves from one another. Continue reading Lost Communication in a Completely Connected World
All important technologies must be granted the option of becoming passé. In fact, the goal behind any technology should be for it to serve well and to die young. Continue reading What the Covered Bridge Reveals About Our Struggle Against Nature