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Alia - Chapter 05

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Were he still alive, my father-in-law, the great journalist and "muckraker," Lincoln Steffens, might express both delight and horror at the array of puns and paraphrases, quotes and misquotes, permutations and misrepresentations that have arisen from his original utterance, "I have seen the future and it works," which he also expressed as, "I have gone over into the future." I hope he would forgive me for yet another appropriation of the phrase. This concluding chapter looks at the contemporary realities and future potential of the New Media Nation. With tongue firmly in cheek but a serious point in mind, Lincoln Steffens declared philosophy a waste of time:

No more philosophy for me. There was no ethics in it... I had been reading [philosophers who] thought they had it all settled. They did not have anything settled ... they could not agree upon what was knowledge, [or] what was good and what evil, nor why (L. Steffens 1931: 139).
Were he still alive, my father-in-law, the great journalist and "muckraker," Lincoln Steffens, might express both delight and horror at the array of puns and paraphrases, quotes and misquotes, permutations and misrepresentations that have arisen f
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