Reclaiming Our Humanity

Psychoanalysis of Media
Reclaiming The Art of Conversation

Sherry Turkle’s latest book, Alone Together, is a guide to the perplexed, a soulful meditation on the spirit of the times. Here’s a scholar making sense of humanity’s uneasy confrontation with weird things such as “social robotics” and equally strange behaviors such as texting during Shiva visits. Media reviews have long underestimated the urgent relevance of Turkle’s work. Finally, here’s an article that starts to reveal the fuller resonance of Turkle’s Cri de Coeur.