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LIVE RADIO! Edward Curtin says “We are pissing our lives away on abstractions”; Michael Walsh on Medvedev’s ominous warning

Listen live Fridays noon to 2pm Eastern on Revolution.Radio later archived at First hour: Edward Curtin‘s new essay is “Numbed by Numbers on the Way to the Digital Palace.” He writes: “We are pissing our lives away on abstractions, forgetting that notation is a system of symbols that direct us to what they intend.  The key is to grasp what is intended.  The cognitive construction of the number system is a useful tool, but when it is pushed as the essential tool to grasp the meaning of life it has become a tool of control…The Internet and digital media are the…