6: Technology as Pharmakon

November 09, 2019 Episode 6
6: Technology as Pharmakon
6: Technology as Pharmakon
Nov 09, 2019 Episode 6
Yaël Ossowski
Technology has advanced so much of our civilization and improved our lives beyond our imaginations. But how has it changed our nature?
Show Notes

The question of the impact of technology is a major theme in today's culture. TV shows, books, and even entire fields of philosophy are dedicating to exploring the positive and negative impacts. Social media, an important method of communication for a large portion of Earth's population, is very much an extension of this. In a sense, technology is the ultimate pharmakon, both a remedy and a poison in the same fell swoop. What does this dichotomy mean for how we'll allow technology to shape our lives?

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