Where is the Life we have lost in living?
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?
Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
The cycles of Heaven in twenty centuries
Bring us farther from God and nearer to the Dust. —T. S. Eliot, “Two Choruses from the Rock”
Q Haven’t we taken at least two steps further down since Eliot wrote this?
Where is the information we have lost in data?
Where is the data we have lost in the virtual?
Where is the virtual we have lost in Facebook? –
suggested addendum by Roger Prentice – what would yours be?
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