Hermit ;-) writes \"The CSMonitor\'s book editor, Ron Charles (and crew!-), has their annual \"retrospective list for discriminating readers\" up.
A quick scan and the review of the book _Republic.com_ by Cass Sunstein caught my eye.
The review, \"Create your own world on the Internet - and democracy crumbles,\" by Merle Rubin, Here, paints an eerie picture of a global net of polarized extremists. A disturbing potential consequence of self-filtering (?self-filtering?).
\"The MindGuard is down to 15% Captain! At any time the Enterprise may be broached by Unfiltered Ideas!\"
\"Raise the GroupThink to Maximum Scottie! Red alert, lasers on stun.\"
[Spock raises an eyebrow ;-] \"