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Life in the Technology Age

Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Tony Smith, author of "Parzival's Briefcase -- Six Practices and a New Philosophy for Healthy Organizational Change." Through the medieval legend of the knight Parzival, Dr. Smith likens our journeys in the technology age to the difficulties of Parzival's search for the Holy Grail. They discuss the nature of technology organizations and maintaining your personal balance in these times of rapid change.

Moira also speaks with Michael Heim. A classical philosopher, he looks at the attraction which forms of technology, including word processors and computers, have to humans. They discuss his book, "The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality," examing how people can distinguish between Virtual Reality ... and Reality.

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