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Tagged: social media

Cardinal Tagle on AI, Social Media, and the Mind

I came across this thought-provoking talk given by Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle (Pro-Prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization) last week in Bangkok for the Asian Bishops’ General Conference. He spoke on the impact of social media and artificial intelligence on...

Cardinal Tagle on AI, Social Media, and the Mind

Are You the Antichrist?

Our public discourse is increasingly unhinged. In a recent article for WPI, Christina M. Sorrentino advises us to “think twice and tweet once.” She quotes an address Pope Francis gave to the 2022 World Congress of SIGNIS, in which he...

Are You the Antichrist?

Think Twice, Tweet Once

Today, especially during the present political and social climate, there is much toxicity, hate, and vileness, that take place on social media. Pope Francis has warned of toxicity on social media, and in his address to the participants of the...

Think Twice, Tweet Once

Why were those words on that USCCB graphic?

Earlier this week, the USCCB tweeted a graphic featuring “seven attitudes we can all adopt as we continue our synodal journey together,” which many on social media criticized for various reasons. Some criticized its apparent “corporatese.” Others argued that the...

Why were those words on that USCCB graphic?

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

The antidote to the poison pill

The talented Catholic journalist Brian Fraga has written an excellent and insightful piece at his blog, The Catholic Beat. Entitled, “Your Choice: The Eucharist or the Red Pill,” Fraga looks at the emergent radicalization in the traditionalist Catholic movement. Hallmarks...

The antidote to the poison pill