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Towards an uncertain future

For those of us either declining into old age in a state of semi-delirium – glad if not relieved and relaxed that the endless march of technology is gradually leaving us behind – or perhaps concerned that all notions of human society order, beliefs and norms are being summarily discarded as we hurtle towards … well, who knows what? … here are a couple of opinion pieces that I spotted on the internet overnight which probably merit a read by discerning Rust readers:-

Sean O’Grady on the relentless and unrestrained nature of modern means of communication, news dissemination and all forms of social media , as seen on the website of – THE INDEPENDENT

Whitney Phillips offering some advice to fellow hacks when dealing with ‘outpourings’ from the wackier ends of the spectrum, as appears today upon the website of – THE GUARDIAN 

About Lavinia Thompson

A university lecturer for many years, both at home and abroad, Lavinia Thompson retired in 2008 and has since taken up freelance journalism. She is currently studying for a distant learning degree in geo-political science and lives in Norwich with her partner. More Posts