Tagged: internet

Based and Cringe Catholicism

It has become a truism of late that the internet in general and social media-driven “Web 2.0” in particular have had a disastrous effect on most people’s ability to understand ambiguity and get along with others. This point has been...

Based and Cringe Catholicism

I Stopped Doomscrolling to Find My Right Mind

One of the frequent complaints we hear these days is about the dangers of an internet insularity. It was one of Pope Francis’ brilliant points in Fratelli Tutti, that digital media has often created the illusion of relationship and connection...

I Stopped Doomscrolling to Find My Right Mind

Do Something Truly Radical: Get Off the Internet

Connection. Connection was the pretext under which millions and millions of millennials such as myself flocked to the Internet in the 1990s. But as we have become more connected, we are becoming ever more distant IRL (in real life). This...

Do Something Truly Radical: Get Off the Internet

Are we really talking about “Vatican censorship”?

Although we are still awaiting the official English translation of the final document of the 2018 Synod, journalists and other commentators have been publishing translations of individual sections with their commentary. One of the passages that has been receiving a...

Are we really talking about “Vatican censorship”?