SOCIAL NETWORK OR SOCIAL NETWORTH?
Facebook as Example: Complex options, simple solutions, and how Shmita can help us get t/here.
Fallowlab’s monthly focus for March 2015 is about the complexity of online living – and how the ancient tool of Shmita may be helpful towards better balance and solutions.
Facebook – yes or no? There are many good things to say about the gain of social networking and connections, but beyond the issue of addiction and shallow presentations of self – the real issue here is our growing lack of privacy, abused quite openly and increasingly by the seekers of commercial gain. Is it worth it?
Rabbi Kook, Douglas Rushkoff, Havi Brooks, Tiffany Shlain and a few other wise people shed some light on this and invite us to the conversation. Join us in NYC or online on March 9 for the next Fallowlab salon.
The impulse towards growth and self-realization needs space to come to fruition. We need to stop and shake off the bedlam of daily lives.
–Rabbi A. Y. Kook, Shabbat Ha’Aretz
The music for this episode is Escape by BlueTech.
He is currently a rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
Amichai was a Jerusalem Fellow at the Mandel Leadership Institute in Israel (2008-2009) and is a consultant to the Reboot Network, a member of the URJ Faculty Team, and a fellow of the new Clergy Leadership Institute. He is the proud Abba of Alice, Ezra, and Charlotte-Hallel.