The Evil Computer

from Jayadvaita Swami’s blog:

“The computer is an invitation to illusion. The Vedic sages say the main illusions we get hooked on are two: “I am the enjoyer” and “I am the controller.” And for being the controller, the computer is great. You give it instructions, commands. You figure out how to make it do things. You point and click.

And soon, as with the television, as with the car, you think you’ve got a computer, but in fact the computer has you.”

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