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How Technology Changes (and can destroy) Lives

The NTSB has determined that the engineer involved in the tragic train crash in Los Angeles recently was texting on his cell phone during the final minute before the impact.  They didn’t disclose the content, but his last message was sent 22 seconds before the crash.  Their initial studies determined that was way too little time to avert the disaster. We already know that
texting in the car is accounting for mounting auto crashes, and now this.  The NTSB also said the engineer send 45 text messages on duty just in the morning that day.  During the first 90 minutes of his afternoon shift, he sent 12 messages.

The question becomes, how do we control technology?  Just because we can do something, doesn’t mean we should…

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  1. The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit, unless they are texting on a cell phone and have made technology their spirit guide.  — John 3:8 (KJV Amplified!)

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