Thou Shalt Turn Off Thy Cell Phone: Do you know the difference between public and private?
Publication Date: January 2009
Author(s): Daniel S. Brenner
Series: CLAL Community and Society Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Values; Technology; Modernity; Culture
The author discusses how technology (like cell phones) and popular culture (like talk shows) have affected modern public/private boundaries and urges readers to think deeply about how and whether personal issues should be discussed in front of strangers.