The internet is everywhere. It knows everything about you. It will solve all of our problems. It will protect us. The singularity will create a new world. When we download our consciousness into the web, we will have eternal life. Doesn’t that sound as if the internet is a god?
Werner Herzog’s documentary film Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World. explores the religious dimensions of the internet. Martyn Smith, in a review of the film excerpted after the jump, draws them out. [Read more…]