neo-Luddite


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neo-Luddite

A Luddite in the Internet age. See Luddite.
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With the award, the institute claims to identify "neo-luddites" who seek to "hold back the introduction of new technologies."
(1990), "Notes towards a Neo-Luddite Manifesto," Untre Reader 38(1): 82-88.
'How can we stop this?' Bettany is asked by the neo-Luddites. You can't, he replies; all you can do is "wait for it to go too far.
Are these the words of a machine-hating, non-thinking Neo-Luddite? On the contrary, Ellul offers a vision of education that can be both responsive to technological development and committed to the traditional values that make us human:
It also includes a section lifted from Theodore Kaczynski, the American ''Unabomber'' who fancied himself a neo-Luddite anarchist.
His philosophy springs not only from his anti-authoritrianism, his support for environmentalism, and his opposition to globalization, but also from what some have called his "neo-Luddite" tendencies--a term he has embraced.
W.P.: I have some neo-Luddite tendencies, I'll admit.
"I'm a neo-luddite, that's how I describe myself." In her spare time The Fear singer will be launching a fashion rental store, called Lucy In Disguise, in London with her sister, Sarah.
NEO-LUDDITE Lily Allen might have given up on the world wide web but she doesn't mind cobwebs.
The point of contemporary opposition, according to Galloway and Thacker, is "not to destroy technology in some neo-Luddite delusion but to push technology into a hypertrophic state, further than it is meant to go." If one accepts this argument, then RSG's detourning of Debord would serve to point to its own futility.