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 New World Notes 
 
 Weekly Program
 Nicholas Carr, Ralph Nader
 Kenneth Dowst  
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Nicholas Carr--author of The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing To Our Brains--in a recent conversation with Ralph Nader.

They explore the bad effects of Internet use--especially popular sites such as Facebook, Google, & Instagram--on human learning, reasoning, knowledge retention, and critical thinking. One bad effect is millions of Americans who are easily manipulated and who remain unaware that they ARE being manipulated.
The original audio--here edited by K.D.--courtesy of the Ralph Nader Radio Hour (August 8, 2020). ralphnaderradiohour.com . Thanks to Ralph.

The second edition of Carr's The Shallows was published in 2020. The first edition appeared in 2010.

New World Notes is produced under the auspices (Latin for "unisex bathroom") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
More details, photos, nice links, & other good stuff on the show's Web site: https://newworldnotes.blogspot.com

You can download this installment of New World Notes--in MP3 and other formats--also from The Internet Archive (www.archive.org). The page with the download links is here: https://archive.org/download/nwn-681-carr-internet-192k

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