Anglican Samizdat

November 20, 2009

J. I. Packer on blogging

Filed under: Anglican — David Jenkins @ 9:05 am

From here:

To web devotees: I’m amazed at the amount of time people spend on the internet. I’m not against technology, but all tools should be used to their best advantage. We should be spending our time on things that have staying power, instead of on the latest thought of the latest blogger—and then moving on quickly to the next blogger. That makes us more superficial, not more thoughtful.

He said much the same thing to me when I spoke to him in 2008. He also said a few things about bloggers and their egos; I didn’t tell him I was going to put our chat on a blog.


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