Reasonably Catholic: Keeping the Faith

Remember being alone with your thoughts? The case against smart phones

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IMG_2815Writer and critic Rand Richards Cooper, right, on a rant against obsessive smart phone use. He’s joined by Andrew Chatfield, Wesleyan’s arts communication director, whose new show on WESU, “The Center for the Arts Radio Hour,” can be heard every Thursday at 4 p.m.

Rand is a film critic and contributing editor at the the Catholic journal Commonweal,  as well as a columnist and restaurant reviewer at Hartford Magazine. Here are links to some of Rand’s journalistic “jeremiads” on the subject of smart phones:

https://www.courant.com/opinion/insight/hc-op-insight-cooper-bathrooms-cellphones-20181119-story.html

https://www.amherst.edu/amherst-story/magazine/issues/2012winter/insights/node/377565

https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/last-word-flick-flick

https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/de-screening

https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/smartphone-bargain

https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/swiping-back-big-phone

https://www.amherst.edu/amherst-story/magazine/issues/2019-spring/first-words

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