By DAVID TICOLL, Globe and Mail
As August days waned and September seriousness loomed, newspaper pundits appeared to have risen up against technology. If we could just get ourselves off gadgets, they implied, life would be better. All this literary Luddism reeks of nostalgie de la boue. It looks to me like a denial-tinged rite of passage from the raptures of summer to the cold realities of urban autumn and back-to-work time.
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