We are surrounded by gadgets, screens and more information than any previous generation. It’s an epic and significant time to be alive as we watch the online explosion, like a firework display, lighting up the skies of our generation.
We are also people who will exist beyond death; there is an eternal dimension to who we are. Everything we do is spiritual, because it involves us and we are spirit beings. So our interactions with technology have a spiritual dimension – the two are deeply linked.
In some ways they’re a beautiful match -like a couple holding hands and sauntering into the sunset.
In other ways they’re like a pair of sumo wrestlers – constantly bashing up against each other, leaving blood and bruises.
Although I’m a self-confessed lover of all things ‘tech’ I will be fair on this site and look at both the harmonious and the ‘sumo wrestler’ aspects of the spirit and tech mix.
adjective: of, relating to, or characteristic of the culture of computers, information technology, and virtual reality : the cyber age.
noun: the spiritual or immaterial part of a human being or animal, regarded as immortal.
I hope you’ll enjoy the posts on this site and join in with the discussions.
The so called Digital Revolution is happening all around us – with the impact and significance of times like the Industrial Revolution.
It’s important to look at it through the eyes of spirituality and ethics too , to ponder on the effects it is and will have on us all.
Over to you:
- Do you think much about the interaction between spirituality and technology?
- What’s your gut feeling on whether tech stuff is helpful or harmful to us, as spiritual beings?