Being real in a virtual world


What does it mean to truly be an individual in the digital age? Do Twitter and Facebook make us more ourselves? Does social media plunge us into an existential crisis, or drown out our need for one? Could monastic disciplines be more crucial today than ever?

Vicky Beeching is a theologian, writer and broadcaster based in London. A regular contributor to BBC News, Sky, ITV and Radio 4, Vicky discusses her specialisms of religion and technology. She writes for newspapers including the Guardian and the Independent.

Vicky Beeching