Navigation Makes Us Human

Navigation Makes Us Human

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 535 , Segment 6

Episode: Aging Isn't All Bad, Asylum Seekers, Human Navigation

  • Apr 19, 2017 11:00 pm
  • 25:34 mins

Guest: George Michelsen Foy, Professor of Creative Writing, New York University, Author of “Finding North: How Navigation Makes Us Human” Smart phones and GPS are lifesavers for those of us who were born with a poor sense of direction. But though GPS relieves us of the fear and responsibility of navigating, does it rob us of something essentially human when we don’t have to find our own way, literally, in the world?

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