Welcome to Module 11! We hope you enjoy a technosecular journey through this week’s reading and related media. Check out Danielle, Phil, Rhena and Troy’s brief bios.
To begin, as a student of culture and education, please tour these online secular sites to experience 21st century spiritually. Please take our poll when you have finished.
After reading this week’s articles and browsing our summaries and key concepts, we hope you will participate in our discussion about religion inspired by the video, “Can Religion Withstand Technology?”.
Davis does an interesting comparison between religion and technology while making connections to the wordings used in ancient (and not so ancient) scripts, which if taken into the right context can easily be related to Technology.
For years it was believed that religion became a crutch and ‘opiate’ for people; it stripped of their independent spirit. This was until Max Weber, who proclaimed that religion actually released people through technology and capitalism.
Check out this video summary of Erik Davis Techgnosis article.