Reflecting on a Past Generation
JOHN YDSTIE, Host:
The world has become so light. I have a laptop computer on which I can do all my work; soon I'll be able to do it on a device the size of a BlackBerry. Where will it end? Are we being liberated or becoming insubstantial? When men like Verle are all gone, who will carry the heavy things?
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