The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep to-night. —William Cullen Bryant
Sherry Turkle, a sociologist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, warned more than 200 people gathered at the Hebrew center last week about “a flight from conversation” in favor of texting and email, and a resulting decline in our capacity for non-digital communication.