About Jeffery W Turner

Six kids. One wife. Zero worries.

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  • Jeffery shared from Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age by Sherry Turkle
    When we have our phones in our hands, we are invited to stay in the world of our phones.
    Note: So true.
  • Jeffery shared from Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age by Sherry Turkle
    We deny ourselves the benefits of solitude because we see the time it requires as a resource to exploit.
    Note: Instead of using time alone to think...
  • Jeffery shared from Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age by Sherry Turkle
    we are living moments of more and lives of less
  • Jeffery shared from Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age by Sherry Turkle
    This new mediated life has gotten us into trouble. Face-to-face conversation is the most human—and humanizing—thing we do. Fully present to one another, we learn to listen. It’s where we develop the capacity for empathy. It’s where we experience the joy of being heard, of being understood. And conversation advances self-reflection, the conversations with ourselves that are the cornerstone of early development and continue throughout life. But
    Note: My current reading material.
  • Jeffery shared from The Original Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
    When there is distrust, it stems from the high value placed on talk.
    Note: "When there is distrust, it stems from the high value placed on talk." Just finished this short book. I'm going to need to read it several times.
(Santa Clarita, CA, US)
Jeffery W Turner