Virtual Reality as an Opiate of the People
There is a February 2015 posting by Chris Rowan, a "pediatric occupational therapist" (people who did this used to be called "parents"), on the HuffPost blog site—an unexpected venue for writings critical of the stuff of modernity—titled "10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12." It is no surprise that the author wants the government to get in on the banning. Her ten reasons, however, which she says are "research-based," make more sense, concentrating on the tenderness of the developing mind and its susceptibility to formative influences it should only be allowed to handle with the objective and critical . . .
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