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Updated: March 3, 2014 5:44PM



While out to dinner recently, I couldn’t help but notice the number of young people sitting in the restaurant who were texting. Then I noticed I noticed an entire family texting at a nearby table!

Afterward, I remembered something that Albert Einstein said — “I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.”

Well, folks, I fear that day has arrived.

Philip Pefley

Oak Lawn

Likely a long wait

The Cubs Convention is over, and a historical perspective is in order.

When Theo Epstein assumed the position of president of baseball operations for the Cubs, fans hoped that he would lead the team to the promised land.

One should remember that the Israelites reached the promised land, but only after wandering in the wilderness for 40 years.

Gerald Weisberg

Chicago



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