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.machines get smarter and we as a society get dumber.

Great post, dumaflotchie.

Casinos use Psych PhDs to get people hooked on slot machines. No clocks, no windows, no difference between night and day in the casino. They turn gamblers into trained monkeys. The slot machine lights and sounds are highly addicting by design. Smart phones and social media do the same thing. They turn a person's attention span into mush.

The primary way to gain in depth knowledge about our world is still by reading books. People who do not regularly read books are ignorant in comparison to those who do.
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