BACKGROUND:

 

Jon Mitchell is the author of In Real Life: Searching for Connection in High-Tech Times, a book describing technologies' role in human society. He is currently located in Los Angeles, California.

 

In his interview, Jon describes, his own meditative practice, his definition of technology, and what a healthy relationship with technology consists of. 

 

He also discusses what worries him about technomeditation aids, what he calls, the dependency drawback. If we get used to meditating with electronic devices, what will people do when the battery dies?

Overall, Jon believes that technology has its place in the world. He believes that it is not necessarily best to make everything we possibly can technological. A consequence of a completley technological society is what Jon calls the "Dependency Drawback".

 

For more information visit:   http://jonmitchell.net/