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Wednesday, 11 February 2015 18:52

The case for being a Luddite

We live in strange times where meanings of words have been altered from their original to suit special interest group agendas.  Gay now means homosexual not happy; Conspiracy Theorist means nut case not someone who questions official spin; and Luddite means technology ignoramus not workers’ rights advocate.

Published in Beerfiles

Inspired by Englishman Ned Ludd, whose actions in the 19th century to destroy mechanized looms helped spur a social movement, todays neo-Luddites likewise want to “smash” today’s technology.

Published in ShawThing



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