What? I'm going on a trip? Hold on there. What should I pack? Where are we going?
No, silly, it's just a game. We visit other sites and find out what the author's are doing and giving away as prizes for those who participate. Real prizes, not just books sent through the air to a satellite and back to another person's equipment. Maybe my understanding of how the book arrives is flawed, but that's a close as I can figure.
I wonder if many of us really consider what our technology does for us or how much we rely on communicating in a non-personal way.
Click here to see the full article. A quote from Devine Impact.
'True it takes a person to send the email, or send the text message but it lacks greatly. The missing element is that of human contact; the look in someone’s eye; the tone of one’s voice; the ability to pick up one another’s body language. Without these important factors that engage the heart as well as the mind, establishing the grounds for relationships that can stand the test of times are nearly impossible to achieve'.
We've all watched disaster movies. What would we do without our technology? When communication is lost between the leaders and the country's forces, people only survive through interpersonal skills and must rely on their basic ability and nature again. I'm hoping the authorities have a back-up plan.
I've written a draft of a novel set fifteen years ahead in time just before the onset of a comet hit. I'd hate to think it could really happen—or how we would cope.