In this video, the late Theodor Roszak discusses the pitfalls of an information-based culture. He argues that we have placed too much importance on information and have readily embraced the computer as a potential substitute for the human brain. He contrasts information with ideas, knowledge and wisdom which can only be gained from human experiences and which cannot be codified into mere data.

The world has been pouring itself into us since we were children. It is only fair that we now pour ourselves into the world. It is the only way to healing.