Caleb Murillo "The Pedestrian" (Themes (Tech can isolate people…
Caleb Murillo "The Pedestrian"
He was a writer
He doesn't have viewing screen.
Whistles and examines nature.
Goes on walks for air and to see
yellow warm illuminated house
The police car
fiery beam, dim lights
sigh, pop, back door sprang open, whirring click
lone police car
Metal / robot voice
Tech can lead to laziness.
Tech can replace humans and devalue them.
Tech can reduce creativity and/or imagination.
Tech can isolate people from each other
There were empty streets no motion empty river beds as he drove past his house.
In ten years of walking by night or day, for thousands of miles, he had never met another person walking, not once in all that time.
Tech can lead to the slow death of society (not experiencing or living their lives).
Tech can shift peoples priorities and values.