Sunday, March 6, 2011

Sunday Unplugged

I came across an interesting initiative among some American Jews to use their Sabbath to set aside one day of the week to be unplugged. I think we will see more of this: efforts by families, schools and communities (religious or otherwise) to find a new balance between the world of atoms and the world of bits that we now live in. And maybe even a three day weekend while we're at it.

Of course, keep holy - or special - the Sabbath (Friday, Saturday or Sunday depending on which book is your guide) is advice many people still follow. We all need the ritual or routine of one day of the week that is set aside for something special or important to us, for religious or for temporal reasons.  'twas ever thus of course...

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