The Way I See It #130

It will do us little good to wire the world if we short-circuit our souls. There is no delete button for racism, poverty or sectarian violence. No keystroke can ever clean the air, save a river, preserve a forest. This transformational new technology must be an extension of our hearts as well of our minds. The old rules still apply. Love your mother — Mother Earth.

Tom Brokaw

About the only positive thing I carried away from my Starbucks experience this morning were these words on the cup. Excerpted, I think, from his Commencement address at Stanford earlier this month.

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