that word does not mean what you think it means…

Here’s an interesting article about the real Luddites.  The modern use of the word refers to people who are anti-technology.  Actually, the original Luddites were against the wholesale replacing of people (in particular, themselves) with technology and other cost-cutting methods in the “new economy” of early 19th century England.

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