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Living in the Age of Abundance

In Our Modern Age, Technology Can either Set You Free or Trap You. Suggestions and information on how to thrive by choosing less and practicing your faith.

by Andrew Stroud | 8 min read

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Andrew has a passion for discipleship and disciple-making and has trained leaders for the kingdom who are living and sharing their faith around the world. He loves being outdoors and enjoys reading, writing, and running. He and his family live in San Diego, CA.

  1. Estimated from annual attendance reports available online at AECOM
  2. YouTube, Walt Disney's E.P.C.O.T. film (1966)
  3. Disney ranked #1 in the entertainment industry for the 18th consecutive year by Fortune
  4. Specifically in regard to First World societies. No doubt technology is still dramatically improving the quality of life for people living in Third World countries.
  5. Source: Travel + Leisure, What Travel Looked Like Through the Decades
  6. David Perrell online article, The Paradox of Abundance
  7. Matthew 6.33; Colossians 3.1-2
  8. “Don’t let the world around you squeeze you into its mould...” Romans 12.2, Phillips Translation
  9. Luke 12.15-21
  10. Naval Ravikant interview with Joe Rogan on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast, Ep. 1309 - The Modern Struggle: Fighting Addictive Clickbait News and Social Media
  11. Matthew 14.26-33
  12. The WSJ’s exposé on the Facebook files is a recent example, and we talk about this on this latest episode of the ITH show

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