From the Nov/Dec, 2015 issue of Touchstone
Electronic Babies by S. M. Hutchens

Editorial

Electronic Babies

Virtual Reality as an Opiate of the People

There is a February 2015 posting by Chris Rowan, a "pediatric occupational therapist" (people who did this used to be called "parents"), on the HuffPost blog site—an unexpected venue for writings critical of the stuff of modernity—titled "10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12." It is no surprise that the author wants the government to get in on the banning. Her ten reasons, however, which she says are "research-based,&quo . . .


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