Technology, Formation, Community, and Narrative in the Digital Age (Michael Sacasas)

Michael Sacasas, one of the most thoughtful contemporary commentators on technology and media, joins me for a wide-ranging conversation.

Read more of his work here:

‘The Analog City and the Digital City’
‘Narrative Collapse’
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Recommended Books:

Neil Postman, Technopoly
Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media
Walter Ong, Orality and Literacy
Albert Borgmann, Power Failure
Ivan Illich, Tools for Conviviality
Jacques Ellul, The Technological Society

Conversation with Paul VanderKlay on Jordan Peterson, Social Justice, Gender, the Church

I’ve followed Paul VanderKlay’s YouTube channel for some time. Paul is a minister in the Christian Reformed Church of North America, based in Sacramento. Seeing a profound interest in deep conversations with young men in particular following the rise of Jordan Peterson, he has made such conversations a key dimension of his ministry and now has a large following and extensive engagement with a demographic that so many other ministers are uncertain of how to reach. He recently invited me to have a conversation with him on his channel. We had a long call yesterday and this was the result.

You can also listen to the conversation in podcast format on Podbean or iTunes.