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in June, Shirky is publishing Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age, which mines adjacent territory. He argues that the time Americans once spent watching television has been redirected toward activities that are less about consuming and more about engaging—from Flickr and Facebook to powerful forms of online political action.

via Cognitive Surplus: The Great Spare-Time Revolution | Magazine.

Well thank Christ for that- it’s the best news I’ve read in weeks.  Maybe there is some hope that Citizens United won’t signal the end of this grand experiment in democracy.

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