Some recent reading…

the plug in drug

A potentially life-altering (and life-improving) book.

the medium is the massage

A book as trippy as it is stimulating. McLuhan was one prescient dude, and a Catholic Thomist, to boot (though I do find his enthusiasm about Teilhard de Chardin as distracting as it is forgivable, given the zeitgeist). If you’re interested in knowing more about him, here’s a phenomenal site (no pun intended). –>

(NB: Are you sure you know the title of this book?)


Such an engrossing book. And that’s really the author’s name! This should be assigned reading in every high school in America. Wonder why it isn’t…. Oh, wait, no, I know why.


About The Codgitator (a cadgertator)

Catholic convert. Quasi-Zorbatic. Freelance interpreter, translator, and web marketer. Former ESL teacher in Taiwan (2003-2012) and former public high school teacher (2012-2014). Married father of three. Multilingual, would-be scholar, and fairly consistent fitness monkey. My research interests include: the interface of religion and science, the history and philosophy of science and technology, ancient and medieval philosophy, and cognitive neuroscience. Please pray for me.
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One Response to Some recent reading…

  1. Flambeaux says:

    We did get rid of the TV for a while. We brought it back. Even before we got rid of it, it was a DVD-only device. It still is.

    I have no issue with cutting the cable/broadcast/streaming/whatever line. But I didn’t see any real upside to depriving our whole family of a very cost-effective source of entertainment and education.

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