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The Effects of Technology on Society Essay -- Papers Computers Modern
forthwith we swim in a sea of ever-changing applied science that affects us as much as our thoughts and actions shape it. The technology we open chosen, either by the preferences of those who use it, or the agendas of those who own and benefit from it, has had its own go on us from gross examples such as increased taint, or a higher Western-style standard of living, to the way one person perceives some other. some(a) battalion who resist using some, or even all technology they are often called Luddites by those who embrace all things new another type calls themselves Neo-Luddites, such as Kirkpatrick cut-rate sale. In his book Human scale, Sale describes the slow rotting of the stones of the Parthenon and other ancient monuments to civilization from the acid pollution developed by our present Industrial civilization and compares it to the slow chemical decomposition reaction our industrialized society has seemed to have undergone. He identifies effects of technology whic h have been harmful to the human condition and the environment, but seems to not quite induct it about the Luddites they were not fighting the machines themselves they were struggling against powers of society that, for the past century, through with(predicate) enclosure and the abolishment of commonality and the subsequent arisal of a class of people who lived by renting their labor the working class (Laslett, 195), had been seeking to disempower and disenfranchise the galvanic pile of people, and were now striking anew with the latest, and most powerful manifestation of their brotherly policies, the Industrial Factory. The men of Nottinghamshire who died as Luddites were fighting a system, not a technology, a system whose intentions were not to cut costs and increase efficiency, but to increase the co... ... BibliographyReferences Black, Bob (1987). The abolition of work. In Sylvere Lotringer and Jim Fleming (Eds.), Semiotexte USA (pp. 15-26). Browning, J. (1996, July) . current stars for a new media. Scientific American, p. 31. Laslett, Peter (1984). The world we have lost. New York Charles Scribners Sons. Law, John, Ed. (1991) A sociology of monsters essays on power, technology and domination. London Routledge. Martinez, E. (1996, April). You call this service? Technology Review, pp. 64-65. Noble, David F. (1984). Forces of production. New York Alfred A, Knopf. OMalley, C. (1995, June). Drowning in the net. Popular Science, pp. 78-88. Sale, Kirkpatrick (1980). Human scale. New York Coward, McCann, & Geoghegan. Stix, G. (1994, December). The speed of write. Scientific American, pp. 106-111.