Misc: The Pointlessness of Unplugging

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One of our new favorite writers, Casey N. Cep, writes about unplugging for The New Yorker. She quotes Pope Benedict XVI and argues that technology can be used to create community as well as to destroy it. Read the entire piece here: The Pointlessness of Unplugging 

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Misc: Sexting, Shame and Suicide

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Teenage Girls and Suicide

Nina Burleigh writes in Rolling Stone about how sexual assault in the digital age is particularly heinous. Photographs of an assault victim passed around on social media often lead to that victim taking their own life.  A must-read for parents and educators and people who care about teenagersSexting, Shame and Suicide

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