Will The Info Highway Educate Us Or Addle Us?

In response to Mark Landler's commentary regarding the entertainment industry's potential to sap American civilization ("Are we having fun yet? Maybe too much," Cover Story, Mar. 14): Lighten up. Although catchphrases such as "edutainment" do nothing to turn me on to our world's advances in entertainment technology, it is clear that entertainment and education are not mutually exclusive. Observe the Japanese, one of the most literate and industrious societies, where electronic paperbacks are becoming the rage as commuters zip through pages and pages of reading during their daily commutes.

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