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As technology assumes a larger role in everyone's life, it is important to understand that Luddism is a mostly misunderstood phenomenon.
The Gutenberg Press made books widely available for the first time ever and was instrumental in making possible education for the masses.
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Net Neutrality Wins the Day
Luddites of 17th Century England fought the government to retain a hold on their livelihood and standards of living. The government's recent decision to enforce rules...
Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution once was considered shocking. To suggest that humankind descended from apes was considered blasphemous. Oddly we now have arrived...
Luddite Film of the Century?
Amidst all the rapid and radical change from carbon paper, leaded gasoline, transistor radios, black and white television, rotary dial phones, and telegraph machines to high-speed Internet, disposable cell phones...
Silicon Valley and Amorality
Within recent memory, people respected those who achieved success through hard work. Similarly, not so long ago, cool was how we described those who could pull us out of sad, abusive, toxic places and make us feel good again.
Fugunka Films on Luddite Online
The contemporary world may be described as the era of “isms.” Capitalism, communism, fascism, nationalism, idealism, nihilism, atheism, totalitarianism, relativism, socialism, patriotism, fanaticism, pluralism, populism
Is there anybody out there?
Once upon a time not very long ago, in a place not very far from where you are standing right now, the world was a vast place full of wonder, mystery, adventure, and promise.
Pessimism is unnatural. I was recently discussing business opportunities with a local colleague who also owns and operates a small business.
Revisionist History and Cultural Cleansing
Finger-pointing and "The Blame Game" are the status quo, to some degree: determining guilt is often no easy task and is the reason every nation has its established method...
Deus Ex Machina: Literally!
Deus ex machina is a Latin phrase meaning "God from the machine," and has until recently been used almost exclusively to discuss literature.
Counter-intelligence, Hackers, etc.
The White House says Russia is behind a cyber-attack that breached the White House computer system. Edward Snowden is in Russia because he says the White House....
Really….That’s not funny anymore…
What is so sad about the abuse of technology is not only how people have been dehumanized and reduced to button-pushing, pill-swallowing, automatons indoctrinated into a somnambulant state...
Although there is a debate, it is fairly one-sided. There is no debate that the unasked for, unregulated, unsupervised, uncontrolled, and incomprehensibly rapid pace of technological change being forced...