posted by .

I am studying Sir Francis Bacon in my lit class. What might Bacon think of the way technology has taken hold of his life and works? Would Bacon agree or disagree that the internet is a utopia?

I don't think Sir Francis Bacon would agree the internet is a utopia but I am not sure. i am also having trouble deciding what he would think of today's technology. Anyone have input?

  • Literature -

    Bacon was definitely for free exchange of ideas, and discourse expressing many views.

  • Literature -

    So you think Bacon would consider the internet a utopia? I have utopia defined as a society excellent or ideal but also impractical. I don't know if that really fits the internet?

  • Literature -

    The internet, in my opinion, is definitely not ideal. Ideal indicates perfection and anything that falls apart, loses sites, and is inconsistent in being able to "come up".... isn't my idea of perfection. So, not utopian <G>

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. food

    i love bacon, who knows were you get it for a cheap price I bought bacon today at my local grocery store in Michigan. Most brands were $4.00 a pound, with a couple of brands above and below that price.
  2. also need noun help

    He smiled agreeably to himself as he thought of those biscuits, each cut open and sopped in bacon grease, and each enclosing a generous slice of fried bacon. (I have biscuits, bacon grease and bacon as nouns is this right and are there …

    What are the nouns in these sentences? It was also the only way to keep the biscuits from freezing.He smiled agreeably to himself as he thought of those biscuits, each cut open and sopperd in bacon grease, and each inclosing a generous
  4. science

    lena carried out an investigation to find the energy content in bacon rind she lit the bacon rind with a bunsen burner and held it beneath a test tube of water she stirred the water and recorded it temperature! why did lena stir before …
  5. history

    Quick strikes and movements during the darkness were used by: a. Francis marrion b. Peter francisco c. Crispus Attucks d. Caeser Bacon I think its b, not sure
  6. us history

    for Leisler Rebellion, what happens in the end?
  7. western civilizations

    Thank you Ms. Sue for your two suggested sites. I have reviewed them both and can definitely use them as resources. I have chosen Francis Bacon (1561–1626)as the individual to write about. Would you have suggested sites for info …
  8. social studies what industry did the industrial revolution begin?
  9. math

    Mrs Carter class has 30 kids and need to split 7/8 slices of bacon
  10. English Language and Composition

    1. The first writing which can be described as "essayistic" appeared in: a. the writing of Ralph Waldo Emerson b. The writing of Mark Twain c. Eighteenth-century newspapers d. Ancient Greece and Rome e. None of the Above 2. Michel …

More Similar Questions