The Gift of Science

It Tells the Truth About Ourselves

I was informed at a recent conference that "millennials" have a high regard for science. That is not surprising, because science, through applied technology, has given them the personal computer, iPad, iPhone, internet, wi-fi, texting, Facebook, video games, and so much more.

If the attention paid to these "devices" is any indication of their centrality to the lives of users, the thought of a retrograde world without these essential tools of daily living must be nightmarish to them. Even without the latest devices, the older generation remains grateful for films, musical recordings, radio, and television; automobiles, airplanes, washing machines, and microwaves; arthroscopic and outpatient surgery,...

 

is the executive editor of Salvo and Touchstone magazines.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #35, Winter 2015 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo35/the-gift-of-science

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