500 years ago essays of more than 140 characters could actually hold reader’s attention. No kidding! And for those that couldn’t read, a speech of 1-2 hours was normal.
And then came salvation: TED and Twitter. We no longer have to devote all that time to pondering about life, the universe and everything. All we need is one pithy, thought-provoking quote. Yippee! My philosophical diet for the day is complete. (more…)