The Internet as a metaphor for God

The Internet provides humanity a new window through which to look upon the Infinite. CHARLES HENDERSON is Executive Director of CrossCurrents. In her ground-breaking study of human identity in the age of the Internet ( Life on the Screen), Sherry Turkle reports that numerous computer users she has interviewed talk of their online experience in spiritual terms. In these narratives people tell her that computer networks "resonate with our most profound sense that life is not predictable.

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