What stuck today…

People who have no clear idea what they mean by information or why they should want so much of it are nonetheless prepared to believe that we live in an Information age, which makes every computer around us what the relics of the True Cross were in the Age of Faith: emblems of salvation.

(Roszak 1988, The Cult of Information: The Folklore of Computers and the True Art of Thinking), quoted in Pupil Autonomy in Learning with Microcomputers: rhetoric or reality? An Action Research Study
Bridget Somekh
Cambridge Journal of Education, 1469-3577, Volume 21, Issue 1, 1991, Pages 47 – 64

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