Reverence Related to Technology. Mercer, a friend of Mae’s, challenging her view of “the Circle,” a massive Google/Amazon/Facebook company.
“We are not meant to know everything, Mae. Did you ever think that perhaps our minds are delicately calibrated between the known and the unknown? That our souls need the mysteries of night and the clarity of day? You people are creating a world of ever-present daylight, and I think it will burn us alive.”
—Dave Eggers, The Circle (Vintage, 2014), p. 434.
Quote shared by Greg Spencer from his upcoming book Awakening the Quieter Virtues: Shouting Softly in a Noisy World (Integratio Press, 2024).