The New Luddites are coming
Technology may join globalization as a thing once widely seen as positive that is now viewed by many with suspicion
Should we try to contain the march of technology?
Until recently, any questioning technology was a sure-fire way to draw ridicule. Doing it risked comparison to the Luddites — British textile workers who fought in vain the mechanization of their industry, correctly fearing that machines would displace them.
The argument against t…