... in her Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Doris Lessing deplored what she called the inanities of the Internet: A hunger for books.
Chris Berg begs to differ: Bookish pessimists are elitist and wrong: the internet is good for you. (Hat tip, Rus Bowden.)
Good point: "Doris Lessing and Andrew Keen compare the best of the past with the average of the present. With a formula like that, it's no wonder today always loses."