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.
But there's the occasional neo-Luddite opinion piece that makes the smoke pour out of my ears.
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.