“We were introduced to the idea that you can quantify a human life with data and that’s extremely perverse.” – Sarah Ball “I’m interested in the way decentralized technologies can empower us as individuals, and not just consumers” – Sarah Gold We consume technologies that shape our and lives and whose absence we can’t imagine. But we have almost no say over the behavior and limits of these technologies. Against this backdrop an odd, repetitive… [read more »]
Baby Worshipper: An Example of Religious Socialization
The amazing one-minute video below shows Ava Grace, a child of about two, at Ignited Church in Lakeland, Florida. The clip beautifully illustrates the socialization of children into particular kinds of worship. With hand motions, body movements, and facial expressions, this child is doing a wonderful job learning the culturally-specific rules guiding the performance of devotion. – Lisa Wade, Ph.D.
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