1. What does Borgmann mean by a “focal thing” and how does it relate to Heidegger?
2. Elaborate either the experience of running or eating as a focal practice, and not merely as an act of two feet moving or sheer consumption, as Borgmann talks about.
“Philosophy of Technology at the Crossroads,” p. 362
1. What is the difference between primary and secondary instrumentalization?
2. Take one specific example of secondary instrumentalization, and discuss how it mitigates against techno-determinism.