Part 3 – “The End of Absence” (Michael Harris) Book Review

Posted: March 6, 2015 in Quintessential Leadership
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This is very important for us as quintessential leaders and for our teams, so be sure to read this last review on The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection by Michael Harris.

Going Gentle Into That Good Night

The Visual InternetThis is the last of a three-part series of reviews that I am writing on The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection written by Michael Harris in 2014.

The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We've Lost in a World of Constant Connection by Michael HarrisIn “Part 1 – ‘The End of Absence (Michael Harris) Book Review,” we looked at the definition of absence and how it relates to our quality of life.

We also discussed how constant connection to technology is eliminating absence from our lives, and in the process, rewiring our brains with dementia-like characteristics. It is a lifestyle dementia that we are consciously creating by choosing to live in a world of constant connection.

We also discussed how the disappearance of absence is also causing the disappearance of our ability to think, to to reason, to plan, to dream, to create, and to innovate. In short, we’re trading the depth of real life, with all its hills and…

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Comments
  1. […] to be narcissistic, selfish, and self-absorbed into high gear with the ubiquitous intrusion of technology into our 24/7 lives, are incredibly powerful motivators to continue to choose to take and stay on the low […]

  2. […] we’re taking the time to stop, get quiet, and critically think, analyze, and reason, we will also find that we become better at both solving problems and addressing the most difficult […]

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