Our Oblate Marco Gregory da Vinha, well know for his profound and well–crafted essays at Inclina aurem cordis tui, has written a compelling piece on the practice of virtue in the age of the internet and social media. Inter alia, Brother Gregory writes:

Where in the Scripture we find admonishments to be on guard against the tongue, in the age of the internet and social media, we can easily substitute the word fingers/keyboard for tongue. I find that the anonymity and instantaneousness of the internet exacerbates all the more absences of charity, especially among those who are our brothers in Christ.

Read the whole essay here.