You see they give you toys just to distract.
And then they break your mind, so they can break your back.
Got you in so much debt you can’t pay it back.
And that’s the way that it has been far too long.
— The Hives
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From Sherry Turkle’s “The Second Self,” p21:
… the computer is a metaphysical machine. Children too are provoked. The computer creates new occasions for thinking through the fundamental questions to which childhood must give a response, among them the question “what is life?”