Maps

January 21, 2008

Sorry I did not post on Friday, it completely slipped my mind.

Much is said about this day and age, this generation. Here’s another theory: is the generation of the lost map. Whenever we drive, we cheekily pull out our GPS devices and justify it as a convenience in an unfamiliar place. What’s wrong with thinking a little and figuring out where you are, and where you need to go? Without a GPS we may need to think for ourselves, run the risk of getting lost, or God forbid, ask someone for directions. What we need is to take that risk and at worst, we’ll just have to interact with another person.

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One Response to “Maps”

  1. rredmond4 said

    This reminds me of the Hnadler essay we read, and the point is pretty similar. We are becoming increasingly more passive – in terms of directions and in terms of activism. An interesting trend…

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