Archive for Day: March 26, 2018
Physics For Modern Technology
There was once a time when we had to wait for the local evening news to come on television in order to see the weather report for the coming week, but not any longer. While nearly all decisions will be made in a democratic fashion, the issue of technology is a matter of health and sustainability that requires elder wisdom for guidance and modeling, since proper guidance in this matter is almost entirely absent from the world.
Some of the most poignant criticisms of technology are found in what are now considered to be dystopian literary classics such as Aldous Huxley ‘s Brave New World , Anthony Burgess ‘s A Clockwork Orange , and George Orwell ‘s Nineteen Eighty-Four In Goethe’s Faust , Faust selling his soul to the devil in return for power over the physical world is also often interpreted as a metaphor for the adoption of industrial …