To be more tech-savvy, borrow these strategies from the Amish

Contrary to popular belief, the Amish do use technology — just not all of it. They use appliances powered by batteries and ride buses to go to “Amish Vegas” where they play shuffleboard. But how do they decide which technologies to adopt and which to forsake? They deliberate on their effects on the community; if it diminishes community interaction, like how phones reduce the need to meet in person, then they ignore its existence. Read full article here


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