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TCC Video: Technology Has Hijacked Dinner. Reclaim it.

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Christians have been sharing meals together since the earliest days of the Church. It’s sacred. For, “He was made known to us in the breaking of the bread” (Lk. 24:13-35). Whatever it takes to reclaim dinnertime, without smart phones and other technological distractions, do it. Watch a video about an invention that could help after the jump:

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2.15
TCC Radio: How to Grow a Bully| Invisibilia

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Ever wonder why we do mostly positive stories on The Catholic Catalogue? Or why we don’t have a comment section, except on Facebook? What we interact with online has an impact on our lives. Venting anger online actually makes you more angry. Listen to the story NPR’s Invisibilia after the jump:

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Misc: Cultural Historian: Are Apple Stores the New Temples?

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Apple stores are designed like temples or churches, to create an experience of “sacred space” in a secular world. Read it in Atlas ObscuraAre Apple Stores the New Temples? For more on how Apple co-opted religious imagery to sell it’s products and create a following read Brett Robinson’s fascinating book: Appletopia: Media Technology and the Religious Imagination of Steve Jobs.

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