Scott Esposito responds to Nicholas Carr's instant-meme essay:

“Obviously the human brain isn't just another machine. And since it's not, Carr should know that the brain isn't so easy to mess around with. I recently read that there are more potential neural pathways in the average brain than there are particles in the universe. Lots more.

The brain is so huge and amazing and enormously complex that it's far, far off base to think that a few years of Internet media or the acquisition of a typewriter can fundamentally rewire it. Yes, its true that, our machines will have an impact on our lives, but that doesn't mean that we're just machines too.”

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