"In a technocracy—that is, a society only loosely controlled by social custom and religious tradition and driven by... http://tl.gd/8u7f4v
"In a technocracy—that is, a society only loosely controlled by social custom and religious tradition and driven by the impulse to invent—an 'unseen hand' will eliminate the incompetent and reward those who produce cheaply and well the goods that people want." PostmanThis explains the decline in church attendance as well as the decline in arts education.
"It also came to be believed that the engine of technological progress worked most efficiently when people are conc... http://tl.gd/8u7ggv
@anderscj awesome book.
@jerridkruse somehow I thought you would be the first to respond to any of these tweets :)
"But the historic Luddites were neither childish nor naive. They were people trying desperately to preserve whateve... http://tl.gd/8u7i4v
"In a technocracy, inherited royalty is both irrelevant and absurd." Postman
"Technocracy filled the air with the promise of new freedoms and new forms of social organization." Postman
"The citizens of a technocracy knew that science and technology did not provide philosophies by which to live, and ... http://tl.gd/8u7lj0
"In the work of Fredrick Taylor we have, I believe, the first clear statement of the idea that society is best serv... http://tl.gd/8u7ppv