Gerald A. Klingbeil

Associate Editor, Adventist Review

​The Thing We Cannot Google

My 11-year-old daughter recently surprised me. We had reached an impasse in our discussion when she suddenly piped up very assuredly: “Let’s just google it!” Argument solved, case closed. I suddenly realized that here is a generation whose final authority is a technology conglomerate located in Mountain View, California.

This exchange made me wonder, Are there things we cannot google? Before you answer too quickly, just think for a moment. Most of the information that we learned while in school can be googled within milliseconds. Not too sure about the sequence of moons around the sun? What is pi and why do we use it in math? When exactly did …

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