My reflections on the use of email:
1. I am hard of hearing and so find phoning difficult. Email, with its quick response time for exchange of ideas, has made communication easier with my grown children.
2. I belong to a book discussion group. Sharing ideas or questions with everyone in the group in between meetings is so easy with email: one click and every individual can be contacted.
3. Phoning is so disruptive--it may conflict with dinner hour or nap/sleep time. Email can be read and responded to at the individual's discretion.
(I did not hear the broadcast, but am responding to Krista Tippett's email news letter.)
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